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Warm weather puts lake events on thin ice

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With two major ice fishing contests on the horizon on the Great Sacandaga Lake, anglers will be looking for colder temperatures to make the events safe. Currently, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning of precarious ice conditions on area lakes and streams due to a warm winter. “During warm winters such as the one we are currently experiencing, some anglers take risks that they would otherwise not take,” DEC Commissioner Joe Martens said ...

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