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Lake Remains Frozen Before Salmon Season's Start

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Fishermen stand on a still-frozen Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, N.H. April 1 is the opening day of salmon season, but there weill be little open water for fisherman. Parts of the lake are still 2 to 3 feet thick of ice.Jim Cole / AP

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No foolin', April 1 is the opening day of salmon season — but there will be little open water for fisherman. Parts of the lake are still 2 to 3 feet thick of ice.

Here, fishermen stand on a still-frozen Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, N.H., on Saturday, trying to get to the bottom of things.

Image: Dan Drew drills his ice auger into nearly three feet of ice on Lake Winnipesaukee
Dan Drew drills his ice auger into nearly three feet of ice on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, N.H., March 29. New Hampshire's opening day of salmon season, April 1, will limit fisherman's chances as most of the lake is still frozen to natural open waters.Jim Cole / AP

Editor's note: These pictures were taken on March 29 and were made available to NBC News today.

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