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idratherbefishing

FIRST DAY OF HARDWATER FISHING?

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idratherbefishing

What day do you guys think we will be standing on water this year? I say Dec 10.

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123fish

Dec. 4.

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Eric Wettschreck

Dec 8.

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muc33

Being I will be in SD Pheasant hunting in Mid December, I will vote for December 17th. Not just because I won't be around the week before that, but it is usually really cold at my house after I return from a longer hunting or fishing excursion!!! hehehehehe

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Eric Wettschreck

The colder the better, eh?

Dude, I set up the voyager in the garage the other day, roped over the heater, and sat in it hanging out for a while. Mrs boilerguy thinks I have a couple of screws loose.

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overnightwalleye

DECEMBER 11TH TALCOT NORTHWEST BAY

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carpshooterdeluxe

the day after late goose season ends!

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PHESNTHNTR

For me - January 2nd -- Just gotta shoot them Roosters !

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PerchPounder

Well as far a standing on the ice the first day for that was Nov. 10th! I was shooting ducks and geese off the ice last Saturday. As far as fishing goes i'm thinking the 12/8 to 12/15 range hopefully it's sooner but that's when I was out last year according to my calendar and if memory serves me you were there with me Bill.

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idratherbefishing

That will probably be where I'll start again this year! I think that was the first weekend in december last year wasnt it?

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PerchPounder

I do believe you're correct. I'm hoping to hit a couple 10 acre ponds in NW IA before I go anywhere. The history of those two during first ice is pretty impressive. You may be able to tag along as long as you don't have to babysit or "work". I'll get ahold of you when the time comes as for now im off to do a couple mods on my house and clean a few birds.

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