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Checking Ice

As we all should know, scouting unknown ice with snow on it is very risky. The only way to tell if there are holes or cracks is to look for the wet snow. But if there’s a drain hole with … Continue reading

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Ice Roundup

We’ve been trying to get something going these past few days. The super warm day Saturday put us in a good position for getting the ice back. Sunday looked promising on Chicawaukee so we went for a scout at the … Continue reading

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Got Ice?

Quabog Pond is now back to its un-natural state, meaning that you can dip a cup and drink it. Same with Webster Lake. Many lakes in northern New England have wet out, so something might come up. Locally, there might … Continue reading

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Quabog Today

For the fifth day in a row the little pond is still great. A totally different surface, but the ice is was still good. Some new boats and faces made for yet more good times. J.P Gervolino had his wing … Continue reading

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Quabog Pond 1/8&9

Here in Maine we get complacent and take for granted our long tours of lakes with compelling geography. The goal is always “can we get there”, and more often than not, we do. But, as we all know, this is … Continue reading

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2020 ISA’s

The International Skeeter Association, the ISA, is planning on having their annual regatta next weekend at Puckaeway Lake, Princeton, Wisconsin. This amazing lake has provided a wonderful venue for the Western Challenge a few weeks ago and this weekend the … Continue reading

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Messalonskee Lake 12/29

A nice fleet of ten boats chased light and variable winds up and down the lake all day, almost to sunset, and across cracks and a small pressure ridge that ran up and down a good portion of the lake. … Continue reading

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