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Forum: Boating 05-09-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By MikeF-NH
Wow...that looks nasty out there. No thanks! When...

Wow...that looks nasty out there. No thanks! When I saw the forecast, it seemed like a lost weekend for fishing. I wouldn't even want to be out in your Eastern today Dan! Looks like you are marooned...
Forum: Fish Tales 04-20-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,609
Posted By MikeF-NH
While I don't want the conversation to turn ugly,...

While I don't want the conversation to turn ugly, I just get frustrated when so many feel like this: "that the lack of pressure from the derby gives the salmon a deserved break".

There is no...
Forum: Fish Tales 04-10-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,609
Posted By MikeF-NH
Some will be happy and some unhappy with the...

Some will be happy and some unhappy with the derby cancel. It certainly will impact many businesses in the lakes region. With the gov closing all hotels until May 4 and risk of it going longer, the...
Forum: Fish Tales 04-06-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,149
Posted By MikeF-NH
I have seen this Squam lake warning a few times...

I have seen this Squam lake warning a few times on this site and also on other sites and I'm a little shocked how many people are hearing this for the first time.

NH Fish and Game have posted...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,927
Posted By MikeF-NH
thanks everyone...I use the RattleSnake webcams...

thanks everyone...I use the RattleSnake webcams several times per day but the ones in the areas I am asking about don't have time stamps on them and frequently when cams go out they keep the last...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,927
Posted By MikeF-NH
Does anyone have any visibility to the ice...

Does anyone have any visibility to the ice conditions between Shep Browns and Bear island? Can you launch and get out of that area?

I'm looking to travel to Long Island bridge from that area OR to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,927
Posted By MikeF-NH
wow...looks like you could launch out of Ellacoya...

wow...looks like you could launch out of Ellacoya and make it to the southern shore of Welch with very little ice breaking. Of course HUGE risk of having a sheet of ice crush your boat against the...
Forum: Fish Tales 03-19-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,609
Posted By MikeF-NH
I 100% agree that if all parties agree that the...

I 100% agree that if all parties agree that the salmon population is in trouble then something should be done. However that burden shouldn’t fall on a very small portion of those impacting the...
Forum: Fish Tales 03-18-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,609
Posted By MikeF-NH
While the language used indicate that your desire...

While the language used indicate that your desire to cancel the derby transcends any risk of this virus....the virus does give a compelling and legit excuse to move that agenda forward. Rather than...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,537
Posted By MikeF-NH
One of the ice out indicators that I never see...

One of the ice out indicators that I never see mentioned but has been very reliable is the Black Cat cam. There is an exposed rock on that cam about 100 feet offshore. When open water happens between...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,537
Posted By MikeF-NH
Me too Dan! I've called the place I store and...

Me too Dan! I've called the place I store and told them to begin Spring prep and have delivery ready for the Friday before April 1 (I'm feeling good about dragging some lines on that first day of...
Forum: Fish Tales 02-23-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,369
Posted By MikeF-NH
Dan...you always know just the right thing to...

Dan...you always know just the right thing to say!!!! I have reached that point of winter where I'm ready to see the ice and snow melt and call the dealer to get the boat out of storage and ready to...
Forum: Fish Tales 02-22-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,369
Posted By MikeF-NH
Mild Winter? Early ice out??

I don't make it anywhere near the lake during winter but am usually one of the first boats in the water in the Spring (many times before Ice Out is declared).

I have been watching the lake cams...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 58,019
Posted By MikeF-NH
For what its worth...I have been following this...

For what its worth...I have been following this thread and have no affiliation with the camp or Mr Owen so this is pure observation....
1.) I have no doubts that Mr Owen has a checkered past with...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 12-20-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,529
Posted By MikeF-NH
If flying in from Philly...first consider flying...

If flying in from Philly...first consider flying into Manchester not Logan due to convenience and frequent flights to/from Philly. If you land there, consider:
Hooked in Manchester and
Surf in...
Forum: Boating 11-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,615
Posted By MikeF-NH
parking has become a huge problem at Sheps. There...

parking has become a huge problem at Sheps. There seem to be many long term trailer parkings in the upper lot and the lower lot is almost always full in early season. This began when the ramp become...
Forum: Boating 11-16-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,615
Posted By MikeF-NH
OP...maybe consider West Alton Marina. Its a...

OP...maybe consider West Alton Marina. Its a large and protected marina and its adding to its amenities with a pool and clubhouse along with existing store, bathrooms and laundry. They are also...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,668
Posted By MikeF-NH
It is good that you feel intimidated in being new...

It is good that you feel intimidated in being new to the lake. That suggests a healthy level of respect. I love the Dow/Whortleberry area and that section of the lake does seem small compared to the...
Forum: Fish Tales 06-15-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,902
Posted By MikeF-NH
Guys, I try to let these statements go but I will...

Guys, I try to let these statements go but I will once again drop my 2 cents. The last two times I talked to derby organizers, they said less than 200 salmon come to the weigh station each year. Yes...
Forum: Fish Tales 05-20-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,323
Posted By MikeF-NH
HC, the numbers of Derby fish caught seem similar...

HC, the numbers of Derby fish caught seem similar to what I see in a typical derby in a single day(mid-30s per DAY not uncommon). However this year, mid-teens is my total catch for the entire derby....
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 59,903
Posted By MikeF-NH
seeing cracks on the ice off Rattlesnakecam and...

seeing cracks on the ice off Rattlesnakecam and large chunks floating on other cams. Ice is beginning to move and its pretty windy out there now. I expect much progress this week.
Forum: Fish Tales 04-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,323
Posted By MikeF-NH
Hey Dan, just to clarify on the instructions you...

Hey Dan, just to clarify on the instructions you sent...you mentioned that only fish that are kept should be measured.....I'm guessing this means "record ALL fish caught but only measure those that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 59,903
Posted By MikeF-NH
looking at the islanders 2002 webcam on Bear...

looking at the islanders 2002 webcam on Bear Island looking back at Sheps, do my eyes deceive me or does it look like a boat is now at the dock that looks like it broke through the ice all the way...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 59,903
Posted By MikeF-NH
does any one have any pictures or info from Alton...

does any one have any pictures or info from Alton Bay (not the west Alton cams)? Its been a few years since there has been a cam at the south end of the lake and I'm looking to see how far back the...
Forum: Fish Tales 04-04-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,323
Posted By MikeF-NH
Thank you for kicking this off Dan! This is a...

Thank you for kicking this off Dan! This is a great example of sportsmen giving back to this great fishery. I'm hoping everyone who wets a line joins in. Good luck all this season and get those...
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