Tag Archives: Ice Fishing

Tyke’s derby finished after 36 years

tykes lucky buck

A nearly forty-year tradition that was responsible for introducing dozens, if not hundreds, of children to the sport of ice fishing will not be held this winter. Elaine Phillips said Monday that Tyke’s Kids’ Fishing Derby will not be held this year. The event has been held for the past 36 years. “With the weather […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry

That’s all you read about and hear about on every news channel is about gun control. The antis are having a field day on this one. Why blame the people who possess guns because of a lunatic who wanted to kill someone. Put the blame where it belongs, on the courts. They knew this guy […]

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Tyke’s Tourney March 6

Tyke’s Fishing Derby is so much a part of a Whitehall winter that last year the ice-fishing tourney went on despite the fact there was no ice on South Bay. “We didn’t have any ice last year, and the kids still had a great time,” said Elaine Phillips, who is busty organizing for this year’s […]

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Husband makes tracks for wife’s happy trails

Dave and Andrea Guest outside thier Park Avenue home with snowshoes and skiis. He uses his snowshoes to help pack down a cross country ski loop at the Mettowee River Park for his wife of 25 years.

Breaking trail for his Valentine for 25 years Cross-country skiing can be difficult when the snow is deep, like this winter. The narrow skis sometimes founder in the light powdery fluff that has fallen across Granville so many times this year, making it tough going for anyone who wants to ski someplace other than the […]

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Weather postpones fishing derby

The weather is too cold for Hank Neddo to hold his annual ice-fishing tournament. The Southbay Great Northern fishing contest, known as “Race For The Gold,” has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, after heavy snowfall resulted in more than a foot of slush on the ice on South Bay, making it almost impossible for […]

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‘Post-holing’ or the reason you buy snowshoes

It really is winter when I go and pull out the ice fishing boots from the closet. I actually had to dust them off and not figuratively. This winter reminds me of the ones when I was a kid, big snowbanks for building forts and lot of shoveling/snowblowing. Although the area trails had lots of […]

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Tykes set for Sunday

This year, the Tyke’s Kids Fishing Derby will be held on the ice around South Bay on Sunday, March 1. (more…)

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Take a cool dip

The opening of the Whitehall Bigfoot Winter Festival always gets people jumping. Usually, it’s because they can’t wait to get out of the water. (more…)

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]