Nov. 6

This morning we have slushy ice on the shore extending out to the end of the dock and in both directions along the shore line.  Yesterday ice was forming on the west shore south of the narrows and in the bays on the east side of the big island in the south lake.  With the NW wind, the landing was open.  Due to wave action there was a lot of icicles on low hanging branches along the shoreline.  The creek was open with a strong current with a minimum of about a foot of clearance at any of the damns.  Otter lake had ice in any protected bay.  The water at Malachi appears to have dropped about 1.5 ft from the high we just experienced.