Tag Archives: Ice fishing

Winter

I know it’s shocking, but it’s still winter here. šŸ™‚ 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 … Continue reading

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Vaccine and Winter

The second Amaryllis is getting ready to bloom, and the Walking Iris has bloomed twice with many more to come. It may be white outside, but it’s colorful inside. We got our first vaccine shot last week. Our local site … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

Hello February! January brought us only 4″ of snow while you are about to dump a foot plus today. It’s okay because no matter what happens in the next couple of weeks, it’s still only 47 days until spring. šŸ˜Ž … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Sixty plusĀ degrees today and standing water.Ā I sure wouldn’tĀ want to be the person venturingĀ onto this ice to remove those last three bob houses. šŸ™‚

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One and Only

There is only oneĀ ice runway in the lower 48 states that has the approval of the FAA, and it isĀ 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? Ā 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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