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Lovely, Lovely Pushaw

The problem of writing a day-before post for the website, is that you’re committed. I said I’d be on Pushaw on Saturday, but at 7AM, in bed, thinking of the -20 degree windchill, I had that strong mammalian instinct to … Continue reading

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pushaw report

Sailed Pushaw lake all day Sunday, great ice seemingly endless. Only explored southern half from Gould landing. Grade 8 white ice for first couple miles, then grade 7 with increasing frozen mashed potatoes. No hazards found anywhere up to Twin … Continue reading

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corrected Pushaw Lake map link

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1H5hnJsRCPhi-L-HENT1RT2QBSOE&ll=44.949439118535764%2C-68.81782331279601&z=12

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A sentimental Journey to Pushaw on Saturday

Bob Lombardo and friends have been skating Pushaw. Here is today’s photo: Some of us will be going up there Saturday morning, using Gould’s Landing at the south end of the lake. the skaters report lovely ice, but the lake … Continue reading

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Green Lake: smooth ice again!

Skater Bob Lombardo called it “the smoothest ice in the state”, so I joined Lloyd, Fred, and John Eastman to take him at his word. I studied the Gazeteer, found a nifty short-cut on back roads, and added stress and … Continue reading

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Details about Green Lake Iceboating

For anyone coming to Green Lake, Ellsworth for Sunday, please note that Bob Lombardo has gotten permission to use the Jensen Beach Launch on the NW corner of the lake. This gives immediate access to the smoothest part of the … Continue reading

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Sunday “Chercher La Glace” trip to Green Lake

Today, Saturday, was a great day NOT to be iceboating….winds howling around the eves…bird feeder empty of clients….temps glued to single digits….but tomorrow promises continued cold but less wind. If anyone is not making the trip to Moosehead, they may … Continue reading

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