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Boating Lake Butte des Morts

June 26, 2023

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Introduction: Ahoy, fellow boating enthusiasts! Gather 'round as I share a tale of adventure, laughter, and the amazing connections made on the shimmering waters of Lake Butte de Morts. Join me as we embark on a boating journey that unfolded into a day of sandy water holes, radiant sunshine, and the surprising arrival of two remarkable individuals who I believe will be lifelong friends.

Heading for the Sand Pit: Imagine this: I have two boats in need of repairs, but our boating spirit remained unyielding. In the face of this challenge, our boating community came to the rescue. Enter our amazing newfound friends, who generously welcomed us aboard their vessel, allowing my buddy, my daughter, and me to embark on an unforgettable voyage to hit Lake Butte Des Morts. So blessed to have met these 2. I can't thank them enough for the day and the friendship. 

Our first destination was Terrell Island. However, luck wasn't on our side that day, as the right sand spot remained elusive. But not to give up, we charted a course to the Sand Pit. Here, we discovered a lively gathering of boats and a sweet sand bottom, ideal for kids and adults alike.

Reconnecting with Familiar Faces: To our delight, amidst the multitude of boats at the Sand Pit, we unexpectedly ran into a crew we often encounter at Streich's. It's incredible how, even on a vast body of water, you can stumble upon familiar faces who share your love for boating. Bathed in warm sunlight, we enjoyed old and new friends. We created memories that felt nurtured over years rather than weeks. We headed this way because he had heard of the dreaded swimmer's itch at Strich's and didn't want anything to do with that.

The Journey Continues to Sunset Bay: With the day still brimming with possibilities, we set out across the bay, setting our sights on Sunset Bay. As we approached, a spectacle unfolded before our eyes—a grand lineup of twenty boats, a breathtaking display of maritime beauty. The sandy bottom enticed us, promising a cozy place to hang out and enjoy the day.

We met the crew from Pioneer and expanded our circle of boating companions. Conversations flowed as effortlessly as the gentle waves, laughter filled the air, and glasses were raised in celebration of friends and shared passions.

Reflections: As the sun descended, casting a golden glow upon the water, we reflected on this amazing day. It served as a reminder that while boats may occasionally need repairs, the boating spirit prevails. Our love unites us for the water, the sun's warmth, and the unforgettable connections we make along our journeys.

So, dear reader, let us raise a toast to boating on Lake Butte de Morts! May your future adventures be filled with laughter, sandy bottoms, and lucky encounters that transform strangers into lifelong friends. Get on your boat, embrace the water, and let the boating community guide you toward cherished memories.

Smooth sailing and sunny skies, my fellow boating enthusiasts!

I have a bunch of pictures for you to check out as well as a video slideshow of all the photos or you can see all the pictures on the Wiparty Boating Photo Gallery

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