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Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,487
Posted By Lake Fan
Dollar General coming soon? Those things are...

Dollar General coming soon?

Those things are everywhere.
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 37,598
Posted By Lake Fan
We are on Whortleberry and it's been our...

We are on Whortleberry and it's been our experience over the years that even if "ice out" is declared, it can be another day or two before all the ice is gone in that area. It's usually pretty thin...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 28,587
Posted By Lake Fan
We've been making winter trips out to...

We've been making winter trips out to Whortleberry Island from 19 Mile Bay for close to 50 years now. The ice fishermen usually have a plowed road that goes out to Farm and Chase Islands and beyond. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,212
Posted By Lake Fan
I'm old enough to remember when people were...

I'm old enough to remember when people were complaining about cell towers going up around the lake. Now they're complaining there aren't enough. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,812
Posted By Lake Fan
The exchange places fill the tanks with 15 pounds...

The exchange places fill the tanks with 15 pounds of propane. When you get a tank refilled they fill them to 20 pounds. More gas for the same or lower price.
Some places (Tractor Supply in Ossipee)...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 22,368
Posted By Lake Fan
Just got out to Whortleberry. No power. Rough...

Just got out to Whortleberry. No power. Rough ride over. Time for a single malt by the fire.
Forum: Lost & Found 07-04-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,794
Posted By Lake Fan
Pedal Boat Found

Anyone lose a blue and white pedal boat? Found floating on the south side of Whortleberry Island.

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Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,855
Posted By Lake Fan
Shortsighted

Leave it go government bureaucrats to mess up a simple proposal like this.

What they should do is increase the size of the lake up to the level of Route 171. With that great expanse of open...
Forum: Boating 02-09-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 28,120
Posted By Lake Fan
That was so close you can clearly see all the...

That was so close you can clearly see all the wads of gum stuck on the bottom of the bridge under there. :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 63,183
Posted By Lake Fan
The various towns own the islands in the lake but...

The various towns own the islands in the lake but the state owns the water and holds it in trust for the public's use.
Forum: Boating 06-23-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,326
Posted By Lake Fan
The Pier 19 portapotties are there now. ...

The Pier 19 portapotties are there now.

There are also public restrooms on Ragged Island.

Have a fun cruise!
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 106,262
Posted By Lake Fan
Thanks for the update on the 19 Mile Bay area. ...

Thanks for the update on the 19 Mile Bay area. I'm shooting for a March 25th launch from there. If you would be so kind as to icebreak a trail over to the Whortleberry area I would appreciate it!:)
Forum: History 09-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,680
Posted By Lake Fan
Yes, the original store and garage were moved to...

Yes, the original store and garage were moved to the lot across Union Wharf Road.

Great to see these old photos. Lots of good memories from those days.
Forum: Boating 09-13-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,787
Posted By Lake Fan
Most of these read like instructions not...

Most of these read like instructions not prohibitions. The weaving, the challenging, erratic operational patterns, hulls leaving the water, etc. are routine maneuvers for a not insignificant number...
Forum: Boating 08-03-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 104,060
Posted By Lake Fan
An average boater with a current chart shouldn't...

An average boater with a current chart shouldn't be held liable for poorly written/indecipherable regulations.

I guess I'd better start researching all the No Wake and no Rafting Zone regulations...
Forum: General Issues 07-21-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 34,838
Posted By Lake Fan
Yet they had the White House bathed in rainbow...

Yet they had the White House bathed in rainbow colors within hours of the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,224
Posted By Lake Fan
It was a nice surprise coming across this event...

It was a nice surprise coming across this event in 19 Mile Bay. Looked like a decent crowd, everyone was having a good time and the food and beer was all very tasty. I hope this is the start of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 52,863
Posted By Lake Fan
It's probably water sitting on top of the ice. It...

It's probably water sitting on top of the ice. It rained most of the day Sunday.

I walked out to Whortleberry from 19 Mile Bay over the weekend and there was at least 10" of solid ice everywhere I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,905
Posted By Lake Fan
Very funny! I would add that seeing the...

Very funny!

I would add that seeing the jetpack in action spurs a flurry of activity on Winnipesaukee.com wondering if it's breaking the 150' rule, disturbing nesting loons, or exceeding speed...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 11-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,204
Posted By Lake Fan
Smile They've been here for millions of years. They...

They've been here for millions of years. They know what to do!:)
Forum: General Issues 09-02-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,639
Posted By Lake Fan
My mother has had occasion more than once to use...

My mother has had occasion more than once to use the services of the Tuftonboro Rescue boat for transportation off our island for medical reasons. Considering it was night each time and on an island...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,891
Posted By Lake Fan
Had to put the boys to work to rescue the trailer...

Had to put the boys to work to rescue the trailer from the plowed in parking lot.
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 38,842
Posted By Lake Fan
Whortleberry Island early spring 2012. Right...

Whortleberry Island early spring 2012. Right after a storm blew through. The lake surface was like glass.

Great thread!
Forum: Boating 08-20-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 99,834
Posted By Lake Fan
I never drink water because of the disgusting...

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it. ― W.C. Fields

...and what about all those geese, ducks, loons, turtles, snakes, moose, deer, etc. that swim around in the...
Forum: Boating 07-14-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 99,834
Posted By Lake Fan
Technically ownership of Winnipesaukee waterfront...

Technically ownership of Winnipesaukee waterfront extends to the full lake elevation of 504.32', not the "high water mark". Sometimes "high water" goes behind our camp. Please do not fish in our...
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