Truesdale Lake  

South Salem, New York

October 19, 2015
by rob
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Signs of Fall

Leaves are changing colors, days are getting shorter, and beach toys have been packed away for the winter.

Share your fall photos of Truesdale Lake – send them to us at and we’ll put them up at the lake website.

To start things off, here are a few fall shots around the lake. Continue reading

April 3, 2015
by rob
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Muskrat and Melting Ice

In 16 winters here I don’t remember seeing the ice stay past March 31st. This winter was so cold we entered the month of April with ice and it has stuck around for a few days.

The warm air and the cold ice made a foggy inversion layer today that just begged to be photographed.

I was taking photos of the fog, ice, and lake shore when a decent sized muskrat surfaced in the open water between the ice layer and the shoreline. I was able to snap off a few photos from our floating dock. Unfortunately as I went to change the settings to a higher shutter speed to catch the creature in action, he noticed me and ducked back under the ice. Continue reading

June 15, 2011
by HKA
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Another Sunset Shot

With longer days, I now get home before the sun has completely set. Grabbed this pano yesterday (14 June 2011). (Click on photo to see larger version.)