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This fish house on Lake George plunged into the water instead of resting on the ice due to a combination of some warm days and thin ice. Anglers should take precaution when taking their early ice voyages, ensuring their safety and turning back if ice conditions are sub-satisfactory. (Submitted photo)

Bring safety gear for early ice outing

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It might be December, but it hasn't looked or felt much like winter.

Maybe Mother Nature is waiting for the official first day of winter on Dec. 21. Either way, ice fishing season has arrived and simultaneously hasn't.


Anglers are cautiously embarking on many of the smaller lakes, but some of the larger bodies of water aren't ready to support the weight of a single human.

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