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Old 03-27-2014, 09:07 AM   #1
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March 27th

Normally by this time of year, the snow is melting away and we're collecting maple sap. Today, it still feels like the begining of November, and it's snowing!

Now don't get me wrong. I like the four seasons, and winter is up there as a favorite. But even for me, this winter is lasting too long, and has been way cold. Spring may be officially here by date, but it seems a long way off by the weather. I'll never get a fly in the water at this point.

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Old 03-27-2014, 10:40 AM   #2
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In my area, they have this winter fishing technique they call Ice Fishing. Apparently what you do is cut a hole in the ice and haul up a fish. Then you cut another hole in another place until you reach your limit. I think the fish are suspended animation in the ice. Some people put up little houses on the lake, have comfortable chairs inside and spend all day.

I thought I heard a Robin this week. I hope not. There's more than 2 feet snow on the grass and no worms. Gotta keep the bird feeders filled.
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:57 PM   #3
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In my area, they have this winter fishing technique they call Ice Fishing. Apparently what you do is cut a hole in the ice and haul up a fish.
I've always suspected ice fishing is nothing more than an excuse to get away from home and drink. Guys go ice fishing because they know their wives and girlfriends would never be insane enough to tag along.
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My daughter is planning a trip to Boston in mid April. We actually bought her a coat and thermal underwear just in case things don't warm up. That is going to be some serious climate shock for her.
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Old 03-27-2014, 03:30 PM   #5
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Ice fishing is a very popular winter sport up here too. I don't partake personally as we have an ice maker and make our own.
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Ice fishing is a very popular winter sport up here too. I don't partake personally as we have an ice maker and make our own.


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Old 03-27-2014, 05:22 PM   #7
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Ah yes, March 27th. Or as I like to think of it, only three more shopping months till my birthday. Just sayin'...

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Ice fishing is a very popular winter sport up here too. I don't partake personally as we have an ice maker and make our own.
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We had hamburgers - TB had Greek salad and potato chips with his. I had Greek salad and avocado kale salad (and no bun).
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Is this going to be the supper thread?
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Is this going to be the supper thread?
Every thread on DC turns into a supper thread, eventually.

Ice fishing has been abandoned up here. No one wants to drill through 5 to six feet of ice to get to the water.

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