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Ice blows out at Saxon Harbor


April 6, 2018


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SAXON, Wis. — Slowly, but surely, there are a few signs that spring is arriving on Lake Superior.

On Wednesday, the ice blew out of Saxon Harbor, ending a bang-up winter of ice fishing on the lake.

It was mostly blue water out of the harbor as far as the eye could see, punctuated by numerous floating ice chunks, as of Thursday afternoon.

During the height of the winter fishing season, it was not uncommon to see 30 or 40 trucks and trailers parked in the north lot at harbor, as anglers enjoyed pursuing herring, trout and salmon through a substant...

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