Friday, 26 February 2016

 Meeting everyone at Badger's cove at the end of Five Mile Bay to snowmobile through the lakes.  Taken Feb.26/16
 Picking up another member at Wood's Bay.   Taken Feb.26/16
Lunch at H&H Restaurant on Kapacog Lake  near Mactier.  Taken Feb.26/16

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

The satellite view of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay taken Feb.23/16
7 Mile & 5 Mile bay taken by Terry Fryer from the Toronto to Sudbury jet on Feb 21. Notice the open water around Mainchip & Milton Isles.

Monday, 22 February 2016

The eastern narrows of the Indian Dock Channel.
 The western narrows of the Indian Dock Channel.  Taken Feb.22/16
Looking east toward Seven Mile Narrows.  Taken Feb.22/16

The view from Orchard Is. between San Souci and Wreck Is.  Courtesy of Wayne Jefferies.  Taken Feb.21/16

Sunday, 21 February 2016

 All the snow on the ice on Kineras Bay turned into 2" of slush.  The slush now has a thin layer of ice on top.  I expect this to freeze solid tonight with the predicted -18c temperature.   Taken Feb.21/16

 This shows the south entrance to the snowmobile trail into Kineras Bay.

I took these pictures along the snowmobile trail into Kineras Bay.  Taken Feb.21/16

Saturday, 20 February 2016

The kids are behaving this morning.  Taken Feb.19/16

Thursday, 18 February 2016

On the Frog Pond between Clear and Spider Lake after the first snowmobile trip of the season to H&H in Mactier.  Taken Feb.18\16

Monday, 15 February 2016

 I made it into town by snowmobile today for the first time this season.  This is Five Mile Bay looking toward Dunroe Is.  The ice in the center ranges from 5 to 6".  There are patches of slush 2 to 3" thick.  The ice near the shore is 6 to 8" thick and the slush has mostly frozen.  Taken Feb.15/16

 Renee and Jim Hoculik's place on Victoria Island.  Taken Feb.15/16
George and Danna Bowersox's place on Malaren Is.  Taken Feb.15/16
 Clarke's place on Louisa Island.  Taken Feb.15/16
 I found 7" of ice between Shasha and Beauty Island.  taken Feb.15/16
 On the south side of Gash Island ( Bowens) there is 4" of ice close to shore.  This was open water a few days ago.  Taken Feb.15/16
The west entrance to the Indian Dock Channel has 4" of ice.  I take the trail to the left thorough the bush to bypass this area.  Taken Feb.15/16

Sunday, 14 February 2016

These photos were taken on Five Mile Bay about 1 mile east of the first narrows of the Indian Dock near the shoal.  I Found about 5" of ice with about 4" of snow and 2" of slush.  Taken Feb.14/16

Friday, 12 February 2016

 Steve Sprague's cottage on Five Mile Bay at the entrance to the Indian Dock.  Taken Feb.12/16
8" of snow fell last night and today.  There is now 12" of snow on the ice and it is starting to get slushy.  The weight of the snow sinks the ice allowing the water to come up turning the snow to slush.  Over the next week this will freeze solid making thicker ice.  Taken Feb.12/16

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Some pictures from the west end of Five Mile Bay at the entrance to the Indian Dock Channel.  I found 5" of ice in the center of the entrance.  Taken Feb.11/16

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Snow squalls on Five Mile Bay.  Still only 4" of ice in the center.  taken Feb.10/16
 Heading west into Seven Mile bay.
Seven Mile Bay.  Taken Feb.10/16

Saturday, 6 February 2016

Brent, only 3 to 5 inches of ice in PS Harbour, pressure crack from NW corner of our docks running towards OPP boat house right to open water, Gerry.   From Gerry Shipman at Sound Boat Works.
I heard someone sunk a snowmobile in the harbour last week.

Thursday, 4 February 2016

 Approaching the swing bridge on the way home from town.  Taken Feb.4/16

 Glen Burney is on the left and the north end of Isabel Is. is on the right.  I drilled the ice on the snowmobile trail to the Menominee and found 3" of ice.  Taken Feb.4/16
 Approaching the Two Mile Narrows.

Two shots of five Mile Bay.  I found 4" of ice in the middle.  Taken Feb.4/16
 On Seven Mile Bay approaching the Seven Mile Marrows.

Kineras bay straight ahead.  Taken Feb.4/16