Monday, 20 February 2017

Stopped on the trail at the entrance to Nine Mile Lake on the way to Ardbeg.  Taken Feb.19/17

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Busy day at H&H
The group stopped at the entrance to Blackstone Harbour.  Taken Feb.18/18

Friday, 17 February 2017


Rockabye Is. Five Mile Bay  Taken Feb.17/17

Thursday, 16 February 2017

 Stopped at the entrance to Woods Bay.
The whole group in for lunch at H&H.
 2 deer just off Woods Bay.
Sunset on Five Mile Bay.  Taken Feb.16/17

Monday, 13 February 2017

Stopped on the trail leading from Woods Bay.  Taken Feb.12/17

Saturday, 11 February 2017

I found 10" of ice in the western mouth of the Indian Dock Channel.  There is 6" of ice where the bypass trail comes onto the bay.  Avoid using the trail that enters near the western narrows as the ice is thin there.  Taken Feb.11/17


 I found 8" of ice mid channel between Shasha and Beauty islands.  Taken Feb.11/17
I found 4" of ice about 200' off of Gash Is. between Bernyk Is.  Taken Feb.11/17

Thursday, 9 February 2017

 Stopped on Port Rawlston Bay.
We made it though the lakes to H&H on Kappicog Lake near Mactier for the first run of the season.  I saw 2 wolves and 9 deer.  Sorry but no pictures.  Taken Feb.9/17

Tuesday, 7 February 2017


I found about 2 to 3" of slush under about 3" of snow on the ice.  The slush had a crust on it that the snowmobile mostly didn't break through.  Taken Feb.7/17

Sunday, 5 February 2017




The sun made and unexpected appearance so I thought I would snap a few pictures to celebrate.  There is about 6 to 8" of new snow on the ice.  The wind has formed it into small snow drifts.  So far there is not much slush under the snow.  taken Feb.5/17

Saturday, 4 February 2017



These 3 pictures were taken at the western narrows of the Indian Dock Channel.  There is about 2" or less of ice here even along the shore.  taken Feb.4/17

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

 I checked the ice approx. 1/2 a mile east of Smith's Point in the center and still found 4" of black ice.  I drilled a few holes 100' from shore and found 6" of ice.  This area of 4" ice seems to be about 1/2 a mile long.  Taken Feb.1/17
 This is near the center of Five Mile Bay off the eastern end of Malaren Is.  where I found 7" of ice.  Taken Feb.1/17
  This is near the center of Five Mile Bay between the Dunroe portage and Dunroe Island where I found 6" of ice.  Taken Feb.1/17

 There two pictures are take in the harbour about 500' out from Sloop Is. where I found 5" of mostly white ice.  Taken Feb.1/17


Monday, 30 January 2017

I got about half way into town but found only 4" of ice here on Five Mile Bay.  I require 6" of ice to proceed.  Taken Jan.30/17

Thursday, 26 January 2017

 This shows Camp Tapiwingo from the channel.  It is open water all the way to shore.  Taken Jan.26/17
 This shows thin ice off the end of Isabel Is. across from Glen Burney.  This ice is less than 2" thick with a large area of open water just past the point.  Taken Jan.26/17
This show thin ice (less the 2") all the way to Glen Burney Marina.  Taken Jan.26/17
 The western end of Mainchip Is.  Taken Jan26/17

 This shows the mainland point at the eastern end of Mainchip Is.  I found 5" of ice here.  Taken Jan.26/17
 I found 5" of ice here on Five Mile Bay in front of Dunroe Is.  Taken Jan.26/17
 I found 6" of ice here out from the entrance to the Menominee Channel on Five Mile Bay.  It seem the mild spell the past five days reduced the ice by about 1".  Taken Jan.26/17

Friday, 20 January 2017

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     I took this video on my way home to Kineras Bay.  It shows travelling through the Seven Mile Narrows past Craganmor Point Resort into Kineras Bay.  Taken Jan.20/17

 The east end of Mainchip Is.

 I found 6" of ice here on Five Mile Bay in front of Dunroe Is.  Taken Jan.20.17

 I found 7" of ice on the snowmobile trail on Five Mile Bay just out from the entrance of the Menominee Chanel.  Taken Jan.20/17
 This shows the snowmobile trail from Glen Burney into the mouth of the menominee with Isabel Is. center left.  This dark area which was open water last week is ice about 1 1/2 thick.  Taken Jan.20/17
   This is the range just west of Slope Is. in Parry Sound Harbour.  I found 6" of ice here.  The ice is very poor in front of Point Pleasant and over toward the swing bridge.  There are large areas of open water towards the mouth of the Sequin River and Bob's Point.  Taken Jan.20/17


    Here are some picture from my weekly trip into town.  I was hoping for some sun shine but at least it didn't rain.  The mild weather and rain forecast for this weekend will reduce the ice coverage until the weather cools next week.  Taken Jan.20/17