Tips For Snowmobiling on Your Favorite Lake

Unfortunately, one of the most common causes of snowmobile deaths is thin ice. When winters are exceptionally warm, some bodies of water may only be partially frozen, greatly increasing the risk of an accident on the ice. The best option when you come across a frozen lake or pond is to find a way around […]

Ice Thickness Safety Chart

Keep your family and friends safe this winter! Print out and post this ice thickness safety chart at your lakefront property for everyone to see. By www.Ameriprise.com. Ice safety tips for walking, fishing, driving and more Check the ice thickness before you go on it. Four inches is the minimum ice thickness for walking. Always […]

15 Ways to Make Boating More Fun for Kids

15 Ideas to Make Boating More Fun for Kids. By Jim Harmer, BetterBoat.com.  So, you want to bring kids out on the water. And you want to make sure they have a great experience—one that will last a lifetime. That’s a tall order. A fun day of boating can turn sour if you’re not prepared to feed, entertain and […]

Teaching Kids How to Waterski

An expert teacher shows you how to get kids up on waterskis at the cabin Story by Mark R. Johnson ~ Photos by Steve Umland – Original Article by CabinLife.com. “Hit it!” Those two words form one of the most exhilarating and memorable phrases uttered at a lake cabin. For a child, they signal the end […]

Safe Boating Tips as a Family with Kids

Basic tips to make boating as a family both safe and enjoyable (for you and the kids) by BoaterKids.com. Boating can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend time together as a family. Family boating is a great way to slow down the pace of your daily life – getting back to nature, cruising […]

Can You Ski Behind a Pontoon Boat?

The beauty of pontoon boats is that they can serve a lot of functions. Some are great for cruising the lakes with your friends and family and others are designed specifically to help increase the action of your fishing trip. But can you water-ski behind a pontoon boat? The short answer to that is YES, […]

Safety Tips for Snowmobiling on Lakes

Don’t become a statistic! Lake ice can always be dangerous because of changing conditions and inconsistencies in its thickness, particularly when there is running water beneath it. The safest snowmobiling rule is to never cross lakes or rivers since ice thickness to support a snowmobile can never be guaranteed. Never venture onto lakes or rivers […]

Ice Fishing Tips, Tricks and Tactics

Below are some tips and strategies that should help improve your next ice fishing experience. Depth Matters – Fish generally will stay a specific depth during the winter, making it easy to find them. Do some simple internet research to find out what depth the species of fish you’re trying to catch stay around during the […]

Snowmobile Safety – Be Careful on Lakes!

After the deaths of three people on snowmobiles at Lake Winnipesaukee last week, I thought these safety tips from SSAP would be appropriate to review. PLEASE stay safe out there. Ice can always be dangerous because of changing conditions and inconsistencies in its thickness, particularly when there is running water beneath it. The safest snowmobiling […]