Ice Out Update: May 6, 2023

This was a couple of days ago. Today the deck at the lake is complete and some of the ice has begun to move and pile up on the Western shores. There is actually a gap of open water to the Gull Rock for those wanting to check out the trout situation…

This is more current….actually from this morning. You can see the ice piling up.

A “burning of the burger” ritual last night celebrating Holly’s birthday. You can see more ice piled up by the neighbors…

A panoramic from yesterday. We could sure use some rain, and there seems to be a bit of it coming this week. Perhaps it will speed up the melting process?

It’s looking like open water might be on it’s way!

So rumor has it the lake where Wilderness Air has their float plane base has finally opened up. Traditionally this occurs roughly a week before Eagle does. We shall see. For those in the position of “sitting on the fence” and waiting for the “hail Mary” prediction, your time is probably now. Send in your guess to Gord!

Robert “Bob” Lee Wilson…1949-2023. He’ll always be a part of Eagle Lake and VBL…

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