Had the first ice of the season out in front this morning. About a 50 foot wide patch out to the bulrushes about 70 feet out. Unfortunately the quarter inch thick ice couldn't support my rotund 228 pound body. Guess I'll leave the fishing stuff in the garage for awhile. Still good to see the ice.
Even eminent chartered accountants are known, in their capacity as fishermen, blissfully to ignore differences between seven and ten inches, half a pound and two pounds, three fish and a dozen fish. ~ William Sherwood Fox, Silken Lines and Silver Hooks, 1954