Ice Out Is Coming -Update

Going fast. 60% or more of the lake is free of ice. Hard to get pictures to show what is happening….  Might go out in a day or so.

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Is Spring Finally Coming? Maybe…..

I got an email from Shaun Berry on the 29th telling me there was 26.5 inches of ice out from the Allen A Beach. But things may be looking up……

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Still Very Much Like Winter

The Ice Watch people are still “watching” but not very carefully and we probably have three or four weeks, at least, with ice. It is still like the middle of winter. Don’t plan on swimming much for awhile. Continue reading

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Ice Out Guessing Ends – Now the Wait Begins

ICE OUT GUESSING ENDED ON MARCH 9th.  Now the waiting begins.  There is a “bit” of open water but mostly over a foot of ice. Continue reading

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Two Roads Diverged…….

Skiing from one end of the lake to the other can cause mental strain. Which path do you take? Continue reading

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Winter and A Return

The lake is now in full winter mode. Skiers and snowmobiles are out and about and the lake is well frozen (in most places). We also have a return of the eagle pair! Continue reading

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New Years and Early January Weather and Golf?

The lake froze early but it was not safe for travel for awhile. Over the holidays, people tested the ice and found it quite thick and now, in early January, snowmobiles have been out and ATVs are active. jan14j Continue reading

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The Lake – The Freeze, The Snow, The Slush and The Rain

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Soon after the lake was frozen with a small amount of snow on smooth ice.

Yes, the lake froze early but it is still not safe for travel. People have walked near the edges but the ice is not strong enough, yet. Snow fell on the nice smooth ice and then a slush layer developed. All sort of normal in the freezing of a lake. Continue reading

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How Do Lakes Freeze?

We’re lucky in New Hampshire—our lakes typically freeze during winter. This provides us with another great season of fun on the lake. While many of us are looking forward to the cross country skiing, ice skating, snow shoeing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling opportunities that our favorite lake will soon offer, we must wait patiently for the ice to form and become thick enough to support us and our recreational gear. Continue reading

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The Lake Froze! November 30th

While people were sleeping, the lake froze on November 30th. Very early but it had been cold with winds. It froze when there was no wind so it is smooth but with only an inch or so of ice it is not something you can skate on. Continue reading

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