SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21/14

By: GRANDMANAN, 11:11 AM GMT on September 21, 2014


First day of Fall, sun rapidly disappearing in preparation for rain sometime in the not too distant future. Southerly breeze continues, back to 20-35KPH later on in the day, temp 13C, suggesting will make to the 20's and rain, next week to be clear with high teens for temps during the day.

Many new traps evident, freshly painted buoys, some bait showing up, mainly fresh, being frozen. A bit early for those preparing salt, and quite warm. Tempo will ...

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20/14

By: GRANDMANAN, 11:14 AM GMT on September 20, 2014


Sun not so bright this morning, not a cloud in the sky, a breezy SW underway to reach 40KPH, remain clear by this afternoon. Temp 10C possible to reach mid teens later on this afternoon. Same for tomorrow an indication of moisture to start the week. Fall abounds without a doubt, tomorrow will such on the calendar.

The hardcore volunteer group making progress with the ice making, plan was to paint the lines and put down the logo last evening. Once th...

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19/14

By: GRANDMANAN, 10:47 AM GMT on September 19, 2014


A chilly one this morning, 2C, calm, clear, not expected to have temps far into double digits today, weekend conditions similar, some indication might get some moisture on Sunday.

Ice making well in hand, with enough layers down to have the surface painted, at this rate the ice surface should be ready sooner than expected. Conversation changing from summer sports to getting groups ready for the hockey wars.

Fishery news remains quiet, muc...

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18/14

By: GRANDMANAN, 10:46 AM GMT on September 18, 2014

A perfect fall morning, temp 10C, clear, calm, temp might be in the high teens by this afternoon, with strong northerlies pushing it around forecast 30-35KPH. Similar conditions with possible cooler temps till the beginning of next week.

The solitary Killer Whale made an appearance, accompanying some white sided dolphins, a few days ago. The dolphins and an orca becoming a frequent visitor whereas in the not too distant past would be quite an event to hav...

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17/14

By: GRANDMANAN, 10:43 AM GMT on September 17, 2014


A grand fall morning unfolding, bright red sun rise, harbour calm, temp 9C, clear and mild for the day. Weather pattern looking very similar for the remainder of the week and the weekend.

Arena cooling down big time, with daytime temp in the building an average of -7.5C, a big difference when both units working and in sync. Volunteer group will soon be called together to start the ice making process. The hardcore group doing this work have remained ...

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