307 GoFast hits minor speed bump

Ice thickness, BLM permitting has slowed down ice racing contest but hasn’t stopped it

After a successful first year in 2023, the organizers of the 307 GoFast On Ice races were looking to make the event “bigger and better” for 2024.

One of the primary reasons the races were so successful the year before was due, in part, to cancellation of the annual Saratoga Lake Ice Fishing Derby. WIth the lake restocked with trout, organizers knew that ice huts and ice holes would pose an issue for racers. That, combined with the fact that Sandy Beach was not as large as it had been in 2023—again primarily due to the process of the lake kill—there would not be as much ground for spectators an...

 

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