On Meredith Bay

Friends and ice fishermen Russell Brown and Robert Weeks on the ice of Meredith Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee on Tuesday.


T hanks to another weird-weather winter, Russell Brown and Robert Weeks on Tuesday were alone on what should have been a crowded Meredith Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee, trying to entice rainbow trout with PowerBait and whole-kernel corn.

Important gear

Ice fisherman Robert Weeks displays a set of retractable ice picks, an essential safety tool for ice fishermen.


Ice fisherman Russell Brown displays the colorful contents of a jar of PowerBait that he was using while fishing for rainbow trout Tuesday on Meredith Bay.

Derby HQ

A sign on the fishing derby headquarters building on Meredith Bay announces that the event is still on, despite a challenging warmer-than-normal winter.