Category Archives: Recreation

03 March 2021: CLA Secretary Driving His Car on Clary Lake

A couple of short videos I took while out driving my Subaru on Clary Lake today. The ice was pretty rough. At 16″ thick it was plenty solid, but rough. If it was smoother I’d probably still be out there.

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Clary Lake: Fun For All Ages

Dave Knight sent me this video this morning which I decided to post on Facebook, then decided to embed here which is exactly backwards. Hopefully it won’t double post on Facebook 🙂 

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23 January 2021: Ice Boating on Clary Lake

Great ice! Great wind! Great cold! Don Hogg stopped by later in the afternoon and took the ice boat for a spin:

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26 August 2020: State Boat Launch Posted No Swimming

We were as surprised as anyone when a No Swimming sign appeared at the State boat launch on Clary Lake a few weeks ago. We spoke to Diano Circo, Chief Planner at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IF&W) … Continue reading

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4th of July Clary Lake Boat Parade

Well the 4th of July 2020 Clary Lake Boat Parade happened, here are pictures to prove it. There were so many boats traveling at different speeds it was impossible to get one picture that showed all of them. There were … Continue reading

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Clary Lake Birding and Marsh Paddle Event

Ex-president and current CLA Board member Malcolm Burson has offered to lead one or more birding excursions in the Marsh at the northwest end of Clary Lake some weekend later in July (date to be determined). Both Malcolm and his … Continue reading

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Clary Lake 4th of July Boat Parade!

Shanna Pease is organizing a 4th of July Boat Parade on Clary Lake. This is not a Clary Lake Association sponsored event but it is nonetheless a Clary Lake event and we are happy to help promote it! Hope see … Continue reading

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Free Fishing Weekend Ahead!

Free fishing weekend is the perfect time to introduce someone to ice fishing! During free fishing weekend, February 15 – 16, any person (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked) may fish without a license. All other laws … Continue reading

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26 January 2020: Yes There Are Black Crappie in Clary Lake

We’ve known for some time that there were black crappie in Clary Lake, they started showing up back in 2015 as a result of illegal stocking (see: 28 May 2015: A Black Crappie caught in Clary Lake). They’re clearly now … Continue reading

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2019 Courtesy Boat Inspection Wrap Up.

Last weekend marked the conclusion of the Clary Lake Association’s first Courtesy Boat Inspection season and I’d like to thank our volunteers who gave of their valuable time to help out at the boat launch this past summer. In no … Continue reading

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