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Heading up for some fun and relaxation over the long weekend of, you guessed, Thanksgiving, Never been up in the area this late in the year, well besides full on winter. But looking for some suggestions of random things to do. You guys are the best resource by far, so if you have any input I sure would appreciate it! Thanks in advance.

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With the weather like it has been, some last minute soft water fishing will probably be in order. The are still quite a few grouse wandering around out there also.

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FYI it appears the lake has turned to hard water during the evening. black duck bay is all closed up!!!

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BEEGONE can I email you in a week.... before I head up for a weekend trip to ice fish Frazer or Blackduck just to make sure its walkable/fishable?

thanks

Happy Turkey Day All!

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Ok my buddy called me and said you guys on Lake Vermilly have 6 inchs of Ice on it now! I say he is crazy! or am I crazy?

How much Ice is on there now?

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Maybe 1 inch of ice on the thickest areas. You might be safe if you were a duck! shocked.gif

Cliff

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Ranckenstuff-

Sent you an e-mail!

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I did make it up there and most bays I saw were frozen on Thanksgiving day and probably should have kept making ice every night we were up there, however wind finally started kicking in today so that will slow down some of the process. But all in all it seems like a heck of a better start this year compared to last, some rock solid ice should be on the lake come Christmas Holiday time. So hopefully good fishing will be had by all!

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Sent you an e-mail!


Thanks Bud,

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