I know it’s shocking, but it’s still winter here. 🙂
Snow coming this afternoon, and we made a return trip to Alton Bay to check out the bobhouses before the fishing derby started this past weekend. We got a bonus – the planes were landing. I cannot tell you how much fun it is to watch planes land on the ice. So, here is a photo and a 12 second video you might enjoy.
They were setting up more bobhouses with trucks, cars, snowmobiles, and people on the ice.
I was wondering what kind of fish they were catching so I looked it up – Black Crappie, Cusk, Lake Trout, Pickerel, Rainbow Trout, White Perch, and Yellow Perch. The grand prize winner was a Rainbow Trout weighing in at 5.53 lbs. and 22.75″ long.
The ice fishing derby is sponsored by the Meredith NH Rotary Club with all proceeds going to local community projects.
Inside, my second Amaryllis is putting on a show, and I’m enjoying it.
I may make it to the sewing machine this week, if I can put my books down. I’ve been polishing off Brad Thor, Irene Hannon and several of James Grippando’s Jack Swyteck series pretty quickly lately.
If you have 1 hour and 24 minutes and are looking for something on Netflix, check out “Kiss the Ground.” It’s a thought provoking 2020 documentary about climate change and growing practices here in the US and around the globe. You’ll definitely come to appreciate carbon emissions and the difference between soil and dirt.
Trivia question of the day – how long does it take for a greeting card to go from New Hampshire to Michigan? 33 days. Pony Express might be faster. 🙂
Have a good week and stay well.