Maine’s fishing derbies on thin ice this winter

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Maine’s fishing derbies on thin ice this winter

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:54 am

Maine’s fishing derbies on thin ice this winter
Competitions have been postponed this month as mild weather keeps winter plans from crystallizing.

Mild weather this winter once again has organizers of ice-fishing derbies across Maine scrambling to keep their events afloat.

Several fishing derbies from Mousam Lake to Moosehead have been canceled or postponed this month. Event organizers are counting on forecasts of sub-freezing temperatures in the evenings to thicken ice and allow their derbies to go on as scheduled.

The dilemma is nothing new. Many fishing derbies – particularly in southern Maine

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