Ice Fishing, Lake Wentworth, NH

Journal Notes: February 13, 2016 - From around 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM temperature dropped from 17 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit as recorded in nearby Laconia, NH. Westerly wind was blowing steady at 15 mph with gusts around 25 mph or more. 9°F  x  25 mph wind  =  -12.1°F (feels like) Ice was 8 or more inches thick average. … Continue reading Ice Fishing, Lake Wentworth, NH

Tree and Plant Identification # 1 – Sweet Birch During Winter Months

Journal Notes:  Birch sap can be collected in a similar manner to Maple sap, except about a month later and it usually only flows for about a month. The sap also needs to be gathered about three times more often than maple sap. The Sweet Birch has a smooth bark with distinct horizontal lines. In … Continue reading Tree and Plant Identification # 1 – Sweet Birch During Winter Months

The Woodsman School, LLC Basic Survival Course

It was early last Saturday morning around 3am, I got in my car and began making my way towards South Attleboro, Massachusetts. The Friday nightlife had spilled over onto the streets of Providence and into the fast food places and 24hr gas stations. I maneuvered my vehicle through the intoxicated, carefree drivers, dodging potholes and … Continue reading The Woodsman School, LLC Basic Survival Course