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Forum: Boating 08-23-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,720
Posted By Barney Bear
Anticipation 🎼

While boating on Lake Winnipesaukee for sixty-two years, and earlier on the inland rivers of the eastern states of the U.S.A., trouble has been avoided by anticipating what others might do including...
Forum: Boating 08-22-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,720
Posted By Barney Bear
Stern Quarter

The boat in my above entry was behind the danger zone of dead ahead to two points abaft (aft) of my starboard beam, thus he was the overtaking vessel.

I always yield rather than quibble. I'm...
Forum: Boating 08-21-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,720
Posted By Barney Bear
Confusion Delusion

Heading in to the mainland just southeast of Timber Island, we were approached by a boat approaching from our starboard quarter. I maintained my course since the other boat was an approaching...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,686
Posted By Barney Bear
To A Point

Perhaps it could be built in the shape of a huge witch hat. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Barney Bear
What the........?

Curious what is growing on the vines at the farm on the west side of Route 106 in Belmont, just north of the school bus facility. 🐻
Forum: Winni Wildlife 08-10-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Barney Bear
Beautiful

That photo is really something to crow about!!! 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,802
Posted By Barney Bear
Doris E Stars

There was a nice story about the Doris E as a mail boat on NH Chronicle WMUR Channel 9 last evening. Bear Island was featured on this interesting piece, including the East Bear Island location where...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,653
Posted By Barney Bear
On High

That should be a heavenly concert! 🐻
Forum: Winni Wildlife 07-29-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Barney Bear
Not Waldo. 🦃

Their mother's name is Wendy! 🐻
Forum: Winni Pets 07-27-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Barney Bear
Woof, Woof

We have had exceptional experiences with this group, including a visit after midnight when we came off Bear Island with our ailing Scottish terrier. 🐻
Forum: Winni Wildlife 07-26-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Barney Bear
And The Winner Is......🏆

Another award winning photo. Thanks for sharing. 🐻
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-25-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 35,391
Posted By Barney Bear
Curious Bear 🐻

As the Dive passed by East Bear Island on its return to the Weirs this evening, I wondered :

Is the Dive required to have PFDs for patrons when at its location at Braun Bay, etc.?

Are there...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By Barney Bear
Toasty

The water temperature at East Bear Island this afternoon was 81 degrees. Our guests from Ohio and Alabama have been enjoying refreshing swims. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,673
Posted By Barney Bear
Bear's Dennto the Lyon's Den

We choose to come off Bear Island to celebrate special family events at the Lyon's Den next to Glendale Harbor, just off Route 11 in Gilford. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By Barney Bear
More Global Warming? 🔥

The water temperature at East Bear Island has exceeded 80 degrees several times over the years. This morning it is 77 degrees at -18". 🐻
Forum: Boating 07-17-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By Barney Bear
MP Fast Response

The Marine Patrol picked up an expensive wakeboard that drifted against our dock on East Bear Island when we reported it last month. Give them a call. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Barney Bear
Larger Than Life

Perhaps, after several beers, they grow to 10ft. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Barney Bear
Stack 'Em, Danno

Cairns are found above the tree line on Mt.Washington to guide hikers to the summit in foggy conditions. Several rock stacks are located on the west side of Six Mile Island. A neighbor in southern...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By Barney Bear
What's in a Name?

The E.M. Burwell chart of Lake Winnipissiogee dated 1911 says Sanders Bay.

The NH Department of Safety 1964-1965 chart says Sander's Bay.

The 1984-1985 Duncan chart says Saunder's Bay
...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 07-15-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Barney Bear
Light Up My Life

While growing up in the solid red Hoosier State, we would catch lightning bugs in a jar, screw on the lid which had holes punched in it, and use it as a lantern. After a drive along country roads...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 07-15-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Barney Bear
Another Flasher

A firefly, aka lightning bug, visited us on East Bear Island last night. On Saturday night, we were treated to a variety of loon calls coming through the darkness.
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By Barney Bear
Golfing

How "fore"? 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By Barney Bear
Flashing the Mount

We were aboard the Mount years ago when she passed between Locke's Island and Pig Island headed east through Glendale Harbor. The Mount flashed to a dock on Locke's, and was flashed back by the bare...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By Barney Bear
Blackout?

We have noticed the same thing. I finally gave up flashing the Mount as she passed East Bear Island. 🐻
Forum: Weather 07-06-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By Barney Bear
Global Warming?

The water temperature at -18" at East Bear Island this morning was 77 degrees. 🐻
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