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Ice has many uses — all of them are cold

January 31, 2020 // 0 Comments

While waiting to get on the ice for a league hockey game, I used to hear my teammates grumbling about the figure skaters who were twirling around on the surface. The most [...]

Stay safe out there this ice fishing season

January 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

Four inches of clear ice is usually safe to walk on. That’s clear ice, not milky ice. The clear ice is more stable. If it looks milky, the bonds between the water molecules [...]

Ice fishing isn’t for sissies

February 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

A friend named Granger recently asked me if I’d been ice fishing a lot this year. I had to admit to him that I haven’t. I’ve never been much of an ice fisherman. It’s [...]

Stay safe on the ice this winter

December 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

My first impulse when I get emails asking where to go ice fishing is to state the obvious. I always want to say, “Try looking for a frozen body of water.” That wouldn’t [...]

Don’t waste good ice

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

While waiting to get on the ice for a league hockey game, I often hear my teammates grumbling about the figure skaters who are twirling around on the surface. The most common [...]

Stay upright on the ice and snow this winter

December 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

I don’t know how many times I’ve been walking along in the winter, when all of a sudden, my feet go out from under me. It happens so fast, there’s often no time to even [...]
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