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Snake River  King

Hello do you guys up there have eny ice yet? and what are the water temps around the area?

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Cliff Wagenbach

I had about 1/8" of ice on a puddle in my driveway this morning! grin.gif

The lake is still wide open.

Cliff

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shamrock7

Actually saw a little skim ice back in a bay while hunting this morning. But some 40's in the forecast so it won't be any time soon.

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yukon

Still plan to hit the open water one more time.

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Wellesy

Do I need an extension yet? grin.gif

How are the water temps now just out of curiosity? Headed up to the cabin on Saturday to bring my Otter and Jiffy back to Duluth.

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BEEGONE

The water temps in Frazer bay were right at 40 degrees around 10 o'clock this morning.

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shamrock7

Actually saw some skim ice in the main lake area this morning in calm water. Almost enough to take the mind off deer hunting. But why rush it, right??!!??<<>>!!?? What a problem to have, hunt deer?? fish?? Hunt ducks?? fish??

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Ranckenstuff

I dont hunt ... so i have to Say FISH ! !

I need to move up there. That's the bottom line.

Appreciate the updates on conditiosn Shamrock7 and BEEGONE.

ps... It is now snowing... wink.gif

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Snake River  King

ya thanks for the report guys. Cuz in december I plan on ice fishing up there witch is 3 weeks from tommarro, so lets hurry up and make ice grin.gif

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shamrock7

38.6 this am in Frazer Bay.... Burr.... If you are going to be out there, keep it safe. Now is not the time to be swimming out there.

Just need a cold calm night to lock her up. Too bad that particular senerio is not in the forecast for while.

Cliff is s going to have to Pontoons on the Hilton

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SkunkedAgain

It should go without saying, but the annual message is to remember to wear a life jacket ANY time you are on the open water when it's this cold.

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shamrock7

Quote:

38.6 this am in Frazer Bay.... Burr.... If you are going to be out there, keep it safe. Now is not the time to be swimming out there.

Just need a cold calm night to lock her up. Too bad that particular senerio is not in the forecast for while.

Cliff is s going to have to Pontoons on the Hilton


That was to say, he is going to have to put pontoons on the Hilton. Darn fingers never work right.

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Cliff Wagenbach

I just may have to do that! grin.gif

No ice yet in my area.

Cliff

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Go2fish

Some skim ice on fri Morn none on Sat Walleyes biting like crazy.

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MetroSteve

West end 42 degrees all weekend.

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Silver Scale

Metro Steve.

How was fishing last weekend? Any lunkers like last year?

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shamrock7

Looking from the houseboats east, all you see is ice. Not very thick ice but still, ICE

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MetroSteve

Fishing was pretty poor. Water temps are way high for this time of the year.

Thanksgiving weekend they will prolly be bout right.

Always next year though. Gonna be on for the full moon next november.

Camping was awesome though and fishing in the snow was great too.

Steve

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