3 Bull Sharks Released Into Lake Nipissing

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Lake Nipissing is home to three visiting Brazilians. “Happy,” “Harry” and “Sir Bites-A-Lot,” three juvenile bull sharks from Port Suape in eastern Brazil, were released into Lake Nipissing Sunday evening. “We had a little ceremony for the sharks,” says handler Bruce Rechin. “Most people on the dock found it pretty […]

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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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Pressure crack consumes The Boat

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A pressure crack which had formed off the side of King’s Landing Wharf opened last night and consumed The Boat. The original Chief Commanda sunk suddenly into the icy waters of Lake Nipissing sometime around 1 am today, leaving only the bow visible. Eyewitness Rooster Cogburn was […]

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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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Heritage Carousel launches onto Lake Nipissing, sinks

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The North Bay Heritage Carousel has been lost at sea, or rather, to Lake Nipissing. The carousel, which measures 28 feet across and boasts 18 fully carved wooden animals, broke from its cement paddock late Wednesday evening, and slid down to Lake Nipissing. There, its immense […]

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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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