Category Archives: 2019 Season

Snow

White, white everywhere, covering all the ice. A number of small lake have frozen in the past few days and were building ice nicely. Lee Spiller checked on Sabbatus Pond, found an inch and a half and sent this: Jory … Continue reading

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Plymouth On Short Notice

Reports from Plymouth Pond indicate 5″ from the launch out 50 yds, then 2-3″ on the rest of the plate. Skaters were gliding yesterday which gives an idea of the surface. Big snow coming in tonight, but nice breeze and … Continue reading

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Happy Ending, New Beginning

A few years ago the Palmer tandem Lingwes was slowly rotting away in a damp barn in New Hampshire. She was discovered, restored, and sold to a fellow in Wisconsin. He trailed her home in the middle of a blizzard, … Continue reading

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Persistance Pays Off

It’s been a messy start in Ste. Aurelie, just across the border in Quebec. There are two lacs there: Abenakis and Joli. Joli is smaller, shallower and colder. Abenakis is larger and tends to freeze later. We’ve had some wonderful … Continue reading

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November 16 Opener At Plymouth Pond

Plymouth Pond has been such a loyal friend to the CIBC for so many years, and today was no exception. There’s a long view from the road as you crest the final hill on the decent to the pond. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Plymouth ON

Two and a half inches black ice coated with a half inch of soft snow. Tonights temps should give us three inches plus by the morning. This has not been scouted. The first arrivals will need to skate the plate … Continue reading

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Plymouth Pond

It’s probably safe to assume that Plymouth is frozen, but when I tried to conform before driving up there I called our spy Laurie Nichols. Turns out he wasn’t there. He died last February. The conversation with his widow was … Continue reading

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