40th Smith River Canoe Race

The 40th Annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race, sponsored by the Wolfeboro Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, starting at 1:15 p.m. canoes.jpg Continue reading

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Nice Out On the Lake

The winds that helped get rid of the ice died down and Easter Sunday was beautiful on the lake. Three Poplar Island people were out at their camp and eagles and loons were present. Looks like it WILL become Spring after all. Continue reading

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Ice Is Officially Out

Ice is officially declared to be out at 3:30 PM on April 19th. Pretty amazing that two feet of ice disappeared in two weeks. Continue reading

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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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