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Seeing Some Activity

Much more activity on Oneida Lake today.  Reports coming in from Williams Beach 2.5-4″ of ice, highly variable, tricky as you head out to deeper areas.  A few folks have ventured out along the north shore and report 2-5″ of ice, the same thing highly variable and thins out.  The…

Stubborn Lady O

The Oneida Lake region got about 3-4″ of snow overnight, which is not helping things are most of us continue to wait for improved ice conditions.  We have reports of 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches of ice off Williams.  Some folks are also making their way out via Big…

Stay Home and Watch Football

We watched Oneida Lake turn into a slush fest by the hour yesterday, by the early afternoon it had shifted to the grayish color of wet ice.  Once the rain came overnight, the shoreline started to take a beating and we have a real mess–that will continue for a while…

Dangerous

The north shore was pretty rough yesterday, even though a few people accessed Oneida Lake out of Constantia to ice fish yesterday most people are opting to stay off.  Just from last night to this morning, the slush along the north shore has expanded four to five times what we…

Main Lake No Good

We have spoken to a couple of folks who have checked out the main part of the lake from several points (both north and south shore) with a spud and who quickly turned back–less than 200 meters out before trouble.  Especially with the warm weather coming, it is best to…

Waiting for the Ice

We now have a skim coat of ice across Oneida Lake, however, most spots remain unsafe.  A few people have gotten onto Big Bay over the last few days and we have a range of reported ice thickness from 2-5″ in Big Bay so proceed with extreme caution.  We are…