Tag Archives: Ice fishing

Wordless Wednesday

Sixty plus degrees today and standing water. I sure wouldn’t want to be the person venturing onto this ice to remove those last three bob houses. 🙂

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One and Only

There is only one ice runway in the lower 48 states that has the approval of the FAA, and it is on Lake Winnepesaukee at Alton Bay, NH, where it is manned and maintained by a volunteer group of five. The runway … Continue reading

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Ice is nice

Whether you refer to them as ice shanties or bob houses, I love them. They are individual pieces of art and expression including curtains, heaters, grills, TVs, planters, flags or just the bare essentials. These folks have come to fish … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

When Frank Loesser wrote that song in 1944 and received an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1950, I don’t think he was referring to New England weather, but this past weekend it sure fit the bill. Continuing a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – On the ice

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Bob houses

What is a bob house you ask?  Well, here in New England a small enclosure for ice fishing is referred to as a bob house. The name bob house appears to have come about because of the bobbing of a … Continue reading

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