7 Storey Ice Shack “Not Technically Illegal” – Council  

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A nearly 80 foot tall ice shack sitting on Lake Nipissing is “not technically illegal” according to City Council. The gigantic fishing hut, which appears to be made up of multiple  smaller fishing huts, towers over everything around it. “Aye, she’s a sight for the eyes,” […]

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Fishermen say “Nipissing Poop Monster” to blame for trash, poop

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A group of 14 local fishermen are saying that the trash left on Lake Nipissing shouldn’t be blamed on them, but should instead be attributed to the “Nipissing Poop Monster.” The group explains that a large, “9 foot tall, twelve-legged monster” has repeatedly appeared on Lake […]

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Quints Museum ready for another year on the ice

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The Quints Museum is ready for a second year on Lake Nipissing. The original home of the Dionne Quintuplets was converted into an ice shack last winter. Since then, it has spent almost three months on Lake Nipissing and housed over 60 hopeful fishermen. Claude Beaulieu, […]

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Quints Museum now an ice shack

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — When the “Friends of the Dionne Home Museum” fought to keep the Quint Museum in North Bay, this was probably not what they were expecting. The tiny 1930s home is now sitting some 400 meters from the shoreline on Lake Nipissing. “Listen, we know the home […]

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Troy Hurtubise Unveils The HurtuHouse Ice Shack

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Troy Hurtubise, the North Bay inventor behind the famous bear proof suit featured in “Project Grizzly,” has announced a new invention. “The HurtuHouse is a water proof, theft proof, bear proof ice shack” declared Hurtubise Monday morning. “It is the greatest ice shack ever built, capable of […]

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