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Warm Winter Weather Threatens Ice Fishing Season on Lake Champlain

By Pat Bradley

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wamc/local-wamc-496745.mp3

Plattsburgh, NY – Lake Champlain is at near-record levels for this time of year due to spring-like January weather. Normally the lake is nearly frozen over by mid-January and ice-anglers dot it's frozen surface. But restaurants and motels around the lakeside village of Port Henry are reporting there are no anglers at a time of year when business is usually busy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.