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Forum: Boating 06-18-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By Bizer
Twenty-five years ago, I spent an hour meandering...

Twenty-five years ago, I spent an hour meandering through the area looking for rocks. The shallowest spot I found was four feet down, adjusted for low lake. That would be about five feet down at...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,967
Posted By Bizer
I was into taxes 30 years ago. Unless the law...

I was into taxes 30 years ago. Unless the law has changed (which I doubt), there is no late-filing penalty if you are due a refund, and 90% of you do have a refund. The penalty for late filing is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,757
Posted By Bizer
20+ years ago, there was a fellow living on...

20+ years ago, there was a fellow living on Whortleberry(?) who simply rented a room at a motel for three weeks during (what he called) the shoulder seasons. It was off-season and the rooms were...
Forum: Boating 08-25-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,365
Posted By Bizer
Bizer has been in that area on many occasions. ...

Bizer has been in that area on many occasions. In our 25 years of map making, we have never found anything less than eight feet deep in the area. Therefore, there is no blue tint on Bizer's map in...
Forum: Boating 08-22-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,365
Posted By Bizer
I'm curious as to which buoy you are referring. ...

I'm curious as to which buoy you are referring. Bizer usually comes to the lake in September to look for changes. I'd like to examine the location of this buoy.

There is a fair probability that...
Forum: Boating 06-26-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,173
Posted By Bizer
When I was in Coast Guard OCS, we learned that it...

When I was in Coast Guard OCS, we learned that it was preferable NOT to have the right-of-way [ROW]. This was because you never know whether the other bozo knows the rules-of-the-road, especially if...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 05-24-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,526
Posted By Bizer
I was on a flight to Dallas. "This is your...

I was on a flight to Dallas. "This is your captain speaking. I'm working from home today."
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-16-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 26,783
Posted By Bizer
I own three vehicles: A Volkswagen Passat, a...

I own three vehicles: A Volkswagen Passat, a Honda Accord, and a Dodge Caravan. Only one of them was made in a foreign country, the Dodge Caravan.
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-16-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,539
Posted By Bizer
A lot of people have fled to their vacation homes...

A lot of people have fled to their vacation homes and the locals don't like it. (They probably don't know that the O.P. is a legal resident).

Cape Cod residents were circulating a petition to...
Forum: Boating 09-17-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,043
Posted By Bizer
They don't "draw it down". They do reduce the...

They don't "draw it down". They do reduce the flow to Opechee which usually causes the level to rise slightly in the latter half of October. From the DES website
Forum: Boating 06-22-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,172
Posted By Bizer
O.P. here. I was merely reporting what was...

O.P. here. I was merely reporting what was reported to me. The person who wrote me was the primary instigator of this change and wanted to make sure that Bizer updated its chart ASAP.

Last fall,...
Forum: Boating 06-21-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,172
Posted By Bizer
Headway Speed

I received the following today from a Governors Island resident. He only wrote me because he wanted to make sure Bizer updated its chart
Forum: Boating 04-28-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,663
Posted By Bizer
Bizer sells its data which will work in virtually...

Bizer sells its data which will work in virtually all Garmin units manufactured between 2002 and 2014. I believe that unit was made during this period. The best indicator is the copyright date of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 76,285
Posted By Bizer
I went around the lake (by car) on Thursday ...

Alton: Water out to the band stand.

Wolfeboro, Libby Museum, Pier 19, Trexlers, Meredith: Water out about 50-300 feet, probably due to de-icing equipment on piers.

Twenty Mile Bay was ice...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,137
Posted By Bizer
About 20 years ago, the Wall Street Journal ran a...

About 20 years ago, the Wall Street Journal ran a story about this contest. IIRC, at the time, it was the only form of legal gambling in the state.
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,529
Posted By Bizer
Has anyone heard anything about Pier 19 lately. ...

Has anyone heard anything about Pier 19 lately. Bizer is printing a new edition this year. Unless I hear differently, I'm removing Pier 19 from the list of services accessible to boaters.
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,101
Posted By Bizer
My recommendation is a 4-bay bowtie antenna like...

My recommendation is a 4-bay bowtie antenna like the Channel Master 4221.

From my cottage on Cape Cod, I have no trouble receiving Boston / Providence stations up to 52 miles away. Keep in mind,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,129
Posted By Bizer
I'm not talking about a specific restriction. Any...

I'm not talking about a specific restriction. Any restriction reduces the value of property. How much less would you pay if for a property that forbid windows on the first floor or forbid lawn mowing...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,129
Posted By Bizer
The education tax rate taxes for each town is...

The education tax rate taxes for each town is based on the fair market value of property, not the assessed value. Otherwise, Laconia could assess property at 20% of market value and the residence...
Forum: Boating 12-05-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 44,960
Posted By Bizer
That is the precise purpose of this law. The...

That is the precise purpose of this law. The bill is being pushed by a Governors Island resident who wants exactly that. This has NIMBY written all over it.

Consider the following. A boat in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 40,689
Posted By Bizer
Personally, I think they should put a daymark...

Personally, I think they should put a daymark at/near the northernmost and southernmost rock of the Witches. Use a telephone pole (to handle the winter ice) and put solar-powered lights on top. I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 40,689
Posted By Bizer
A lighthouse on the Witches?

Bizer receives all sorts of inquiries. We try and answer them all. My favorite was a phone call I received about 10 years ago, "I'm driving north on I-93 and I'm calling you from my cell phone. ...
Forum: Boating 11-26-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,234
Posted By Bizer
That's the same Stooges film ("No Census, No...

That's the same Stooges film ("No Census, No Feeling") in which both Curly and Larry declare that they were born at Lake Winnipesaukee.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,601
Posted By Bizer
It's far less. From Thurston's Marina to Roller...

It's far less. From Thurston's Marina to Roller Coaster Road to the Lakeport Dam and then to the traffic circle just across from Thurston's is 13 miles.

From Meredith directly to Sawyers (Routes...
Forum: Boating 11-10-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,325
Posted By Bizer
Today's height of 4.60 (as of 6am) is the 2nd...

Today's height of 4.60 (as of 6am) is the 2nd highest for November 10th since they started keeping daily records in 1982. The highest was 4.70 in 2005. Last year, BTW, was the 3rd highest. Here...
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