Get out and about. If you have cabin fever and love the great outdoors even in the winter, discover the Indian and Blue Mt Lake area in New York State’s Adirondack State Park.
An ice fisherman’s haven, over 30 lakes within a 45 minute radius. Bring all your gear, tackle, auger and best lures where you can catch tiger muskee, land locked salmon, lake or rainbow trout and dozens of other varieties. And if you like a little competition, seek a few bragging rights bring your family to Indian Lake on January 15th for their annual Ice Fishing Derby. Win some cash prizes and gain some new found family pride.
Seek the warmth of a year round vacation cabin rental in Blue Mt Lake at Blue Mt Rest. Each accommodation can sleep 4 or more and have fully equipped kitchens where you can cook the freshest catch of your day. Some have fireplaces and all have gorgeous mountain views, a fabulous setting to cozy up to a good book and to put those daily stresses behind. For more information about Blue Mt Rest and contact the proprietor for all the details on availability, rates and Ice Fishing Specials go to their web site www.bluemountainrest.com.
To find out about all the wonders of the Adirondack winters, traditional foods & activities look at the schedule below sponsored by the Adirondack Museum curators.
1/9/2011 Sunday 1:30 pm
Cabin Fever Sunday “Below Zero Above Reproach: The Virtues of the Adk. Winter
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Join naturalist Ed Kanze and explore the long, cold snowy winter. Free for members $5. non-members.
Annual Central Adirondack Ice Fishing Derby
Registration/Check-in 5:30 am, Fishing Begins 7:00 am
Indian Lake, NY 12842
Limited to 195 participants. $30. pre registration/$35. day of event. Hourly money prizes, drawing. NYS DEC ice fishing regulations apply.
1/23/2011 Sunday 1:30 pm
Cabin Fever Sunday “Let’s Eat! Adk. Food Traditions & Inspirations”
North Creek, NY 12856
Presented by Adk. Museum curator Hallie Bond. Free for members, $5. non-members