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Excess runoff from a quick spring thaw has recently filled ditches, driveways, streams and lakes. The water is beneficial for bodies of water experiencing historically low water levels, yet can cause extra nutrients to enter our lakes, ponds and streams too. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Water, water everywhere will be good for our thirsty lakes

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What a strange winter. Although it seems you hear those words uttered and muttered every winter, this one was, and still is, truly unique.


Had you asked my prediction regarding ice fishing conditions for the season last December, my outlook would've been positive, possibly teetering on perfect, until a transformation took place a few weeks later. Soon winter turned into, well, winter. Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Ugly.

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