This beautiful sunrise photo from Tomahawk Resort on Lake of the Woods shows the ice has started melting. The resort reports, "The north shorelines and back bays are starting to show a little more open water, and have given an area for the ducks and geese to start swimming in."
Silver Lake, a lake just north of Kenora, is seeing a lot of open water near the shorelines!
The landing at Eagle Lake Island Lodge is showing some melt as of April 28th. The ice is starting to get darker.
Bonny Bay Camp states that the last two years, ice has gone out on Wabigoon on May 9th. Do you think it'll go out before then this year? Here's what the ice looks like on April 27th.
Fisherman's Cove on Lac Seul was showing some black ice on April 26th! It won't be long now.
Cozy Camp is situated on the English River system near Ignace. On April 23, they were able to go for a short boat ride and saw these guys! The snow should pretty much be gone now.
Fireside Lodge on Little Vermilion Lake near Sioux Lookout is certainly showing signs of Spring!
The folks at Lac Seul Floating Lodges having fun exploring Lac Seul! Click on the photo to see more fun photos.
Red Lake is the farthest north community on Highway 105. On April 25th, Keith Graber updated the ice conditions on Howey Bay. There was still 26" of ice. On April 28th, Keith states "This heat has really started taking some ice away. The top several inches have honeycombed and there are some holes showing up on the reefs. 22”.
That's just a sample of our lakes in Sunset Country! Do you have an ice update of your own lake in Northwest Ontario? Fell free to post on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SunsetCountry or tag us on Instagram @sunset_country.
Fingers crossed we can all enjoy the lakes this summer!