Baby It’s Cold Outside, I wish.

High temps are 30 these days. Not what we need but I have seen a lot worse starts to the season. Be patient, it will get better. I only had 2 riders at the Lodge yesterday. I do believe if they knew how thick the ice is on the main lake  I would not have had any riders. They headed south on the trail when they left.

Nothing else to report, check out my facebook page to see pics Snowmobile Clubs are posting on problem areas.

Early Season Riding.

I worked in Marenisco last night. Kind of quiet, had a few locals in on sleds but no groups. There is slush on the Lake where riders are getting on and off, people are riding it but I would not. I have seen pics of ugly water holes in places out on the trails too. Forecast for the next week or so is below freezing but there are a few days with temps hitting low 30’s for highs. If you do come up to ride this week use caution. I’m at the Lodge today.

Coming Home Drunk…

Two married buddies are out drinking one night, when one turns to the other and says, “You know, I don’t know what else to do.  Whenever I go home after we’ve been out drinking, I turn the headlights off before I get to the driveway.  I shut off the engine and coast into the garage.  Take my shoes off before I go into the house, I sneak up the stairs, get undressed in the bathroom, stick my foot in the toilet and pee down my leg to prevent splashing sounds.  I ease into bed and my wife STILL wakes up, and yells at me for staying out so late!”
His buddy looks at him and says “Well, you’re obviously taking the wrong approach!  I screech into the driveway, slam the door, storm up the steps, pee hard into the toilet water, then use the full flush, throw my shoes in the closet, undress in the bedroom, then jump into bed, slap her on the butt and say, “WHO’S HORNY?!”   And she acts like she’s sound asleep….

Improving conditions.

I have been sharing snowmobile clubs posts on facebook from clubs around the Western UP. I know a lot of people do not use facebook and I would not either if I could have avoided it. But it is a easy way to post pictures and information.

For those of you that do not use facebook in general what other clubs around the UP are saying is conditions are getting better fast but there are still problem areas out there. Water, rocks and lack of snow in places but good riding can be found in a lot of areas. The key is to use caution during early season riding (all the time for that matter). Trail conditions change and early season they change even faster. Running water can cause havoc out there.

But with that said forecast for the next 10 days still has high temps below freezing but not the sub zero over night temps we like to see. Not a lot of snow in the forecasts but right now that is a good thing because we want the wet ares and the Lake to continue to freeze.

People are starting to ride on Lake Gogebic but I would use extreme caution before venturing out there. Talk to people at local business and ask about ice conditions on the water. We all want you to have fun and be safe, and return to our area year after year.

I’m working at Dutches in Marenisco tonight and at Gogebic Lodge tomorrow, so if you are out and about stop in and see me. It’s been a long off season and I miss my Snowmobile Friends.


Rental Calendars Fixed.

All my rental calendars are up to date. Lots of openings left. Email me your dates before it is too late, it looks like we may be starting out on a good note for this season.

Web site Calendar

After playing with the web site for hours I think I found the problem was with Google Chrome on my computer. WTF I hate computers. I will get my rental Calendars online later today.

Early year conditions out on the trails I imagine, I haven’t talked to anyone but with all the snow we received the last few days I believe there is some good riding to be had out there. And some shitty riding also LOL.

Mom’s Deer Movie

Website troubles.

I have web site problems again. I didn’t do it this time, HONEST LOL. I’m not sure what happened, it all started when Shane, AKA Ackmed tried booking a date in the rental. My rental calendars are off line right now but I have a back up hard copy. I don’t have time to try to figure it out right now because I have to go deal with all the fricken snow outside. I’ll work on the website later but for now it looks like we got at least a foot of new snow. So even though I am having technological problems, our Mother Nature Problems seem to be resolved. I’ll be back on later, for now just check out the snow on the web cams.

Jack, a handsome man, walked into a sports bar around 9:58 pm. He sat down next to this blonde at the bar and stared up at the TV as the 10:00 news came on. The news crew was covering a story of a man on a ledge of a large building preparing to jump.

The blonde looked at Jack and said, “Do you think he’ll jump?”

Jack says, “You know what, I bet he will.” The blonde replied, “Well, I bet he won’t.” Jack placed $30 on the bar and said, “You’re on!”

Just as the blonde placed her money on the bar, the guy did a swan dive off of the building, falling to his death. The blonde was very upset and handed her $30 to Jack, saying, “Fair’s fair… Here’s your money.”

Jack replied, “I can’t take your money, I saw this earlier on the 5 o’clock news and knew he would jump.”

The blonde replies, “I did too; but I didn’t think he’d do it again.”

Jack took the money.


We’re Back.

Back Broke from the Mountains. (Almost sounds like a movie). We didn’t have much like in West Wendover Nv. but we had a lot of fun. Good food but no Busch Light. But they did have Jose.

Enough about our little getaway. Here is the real story.

We seen snowmobile tracks all over heading home from Mosinee Wi. but no snowmobiles. From the pics I seen on the internt this morning we still have a lot of wet areas on the trails and areas that need snow. The good news is temps are remaining below freezing and we do have snow coming in the forecast. Anywhere from 1-3 or 5-8 inches to be exact. We just have to wait and see what Mother Nature sends our way. All in all it is looking good for the star of the season. Stay tuned , it is snowing as I write this.



Time to fly the friendly skies.

Up, Up and away, Mom, Becker, Me and about 30 others from the Hoop N Hollar are heading to Wendover Nv. in the morning to do some gambling for 4 days. A little pre-season fun before all of you get up here. Anyone wanting me to place a bet for them just forward your Credit Card info to me and I’ll be more than happy to run up your balance for you. LOL.

So this will be my last post for a while, we will be back in town late on Tuesday. Riding this weekend will not be too good, the Groomers have been out packing down trails trying to get the wet areas to freeze up. So far the deeper snows have held off so hopefully we will be freezing up the trails and then hoping for some significant snows. Hand tight for another week and I’ll post next Wednesday the 5th and let you know what it looks like for the following weekend.

I’ve been getting reservations so check out my Calendars and email me your vacation plans, I will take the emails in the order you sent them on Wednesday.

See ya soon, Tom and Becker

Getting a dusting.

Light snow is coming down. We have teens for highs next week. Keep the heavy snow south of us for now until everything up here freezes up.

A big city doctor visits an Indian tribe full of men, he asks “How do you guys relieve your sexual tension?” “Simple, just come down to the river tomorrow and we’ll show you.” The next day the doctor shows up and sees a group of men near a donkey. One man says “Since you’re our guest you get to go first.” The doctor not wanting to go against custom starts to kiss, then proceeds to have sex with the donkey. Then a man in the group asks “Are you almost done Doc?” “We need the donkey to cross the river in order to get to the tribe of women.”

Happy Monday.

Off work for 2 weeks. We are going to Wendover Nv. next weekend to do a little bit of gambling. We have about 30 people going from the Hoop n Hollar. Should be a good time. Mom is even going with us. Pretty cool deal, go to to see rates and where they fly out of.

We didn’t get the snow that you guys did south of us. I’ve seen posts of people asking if they can ride this weekend and bad advice is being given. No it won’t be a good ride. We need more cold and then snow, hold out for a bit, good times are coming.

There were three nuns, they all told the priest that they were going to do one sin each. So the priest says ok, do your sins, come back, and I’ll bless you. So, they went to do their sins and came back to get blessed. The priest asked the first one who was laughing what her sin was. She said, “I had sex with a guy.” The priest said ok, blessed her and said go drink some holy water. So she did! The next one was laughing harder, and the priest asked her what her sin was. She said, “I got in a fight with another nun.” So he says ok, blessed her and told her to go drink some holy water. So she did. The priest asked the last one who was laughing even harder what she did. And as she was laughing she said, “I pissed in the holy water!”