Arrival Camp Dinner, ribeyes and fresh salad Apple crisp cooked over the fire for dessert We arrived mid afternoon. Set up camp quickly and began gathering firewood. There were several red pines that had blown down, and many dead branches that were dry and easy to saw off. I used an Irwin carpenter's rough cut saw, 24". Also had a small GB Forest axe along, but hardly used it at all. Fire was started with some dead birch bark, which the island was littered with. Many birch trees have been killed by the birch borer. I had a cheap grill with short legs, and after the fire died down to coals, I threw on the steaks, which turned out perfectly cooked. After the steaks came off, I slid the pie plate with the apple crisp over the coals and let it cook for about an hour. We had picked the apples earlier that day from a tree in the yard. I took the crisp off when I could hear the apples bubbling under the foil cover. We were in bed by 9:30. Awoke about midnight to some jackass in a UTV gunning it on the shore across the water. Listened to sound of the idiot revving his engine for what seemed like an hour. Sound really carries across the water at night. Later, the wind kicked up and the temperature dropped a bit. I was afraid the flowage might have whitecaps on it by morning, but the wind died again at dawn, and the water was calm. We decided to pack up and not eat breakfast at camp. The dog was a bit out of sorts, between too many bugs and not being able to curl up at the foot of the bed like he usually does. He was stirring all night, which made it hard to sleep. We were back on the shore at the boat launch by 8:00. Everything went well, and I remembered most of the gear we needed, except coffee mugs, and silver wear. Thank God I brought my new Stanley fry pan set, which had two sporks inside, and I used my pocket knife to cut the steaks.