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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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glenn57

please post reports as to how ice formation is progressing in the talmoon area. it will be much appreciated, you know dec 1 is not far away. that would be spearing opener.

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Jason Boser

small ponds are starting to freeze and it is cold this morning it should be happening soon

Jason

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glenn57

jason, thanks for the reply, keep updating if possible. maybe see ya at highbanks some weekend this hardwater season.

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boatfixer

Glenn, it was down into the single digits over night. The worm is turning! grin.gif

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snowfighter

Little Turtle by Talmoon froze over Wednsday night except for a couple small areas in deeper water.

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glenn57

thanks for the info, just checked the 10 day forecast below 0 lows andteens for highs, seeya on o frozen lake dec 1.

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snowfighter

Didn't see for myself but hear last eve Big Bowstring was pretty much froze over.

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glenn57

checked internet weather for next 10 days, monday high of 20, thats the warmest it gets, 7 below is the coldest it gets. tell me, ive been told that at 0 degrees/24hrs makes 1 inch of ice. is this accurate?this means we should have at least 7 inches of ice on my honey holes.

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snowfighter

Iv'e heard the 1" rate before, but I think the ratio slows down the thicker the ice. Weather man is saying 1" snow tonite and 3 to 6 on wednsday.

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Duffman

Big and Little Jessie were still about 80%-90% open water as of yesterday. Little Turtle was completly capped.

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bmc

I was out today and this is what I found. Winnie by Tamarack Point was froze as far as the eye could see in all directions. Big Ball Club was froze on the south end and the shorelines were iced up on the north end but the middle was still open. Little Ball Club was completely covered. Deer and Moose both had shoreline ice out a ways, but still open over the majority of both lakes.

Brian

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glenn57

bmc, thanks for the report. does anyone have any reports on ths smaller lakes near talmoon/spring lake area. the lakes i hit dec 1 weekend normaly have 5-7 inches of ice when these other lakes have these reports you gave on winnie or ball club. heard 3rd river has had ice since tanksgiving, thats good info for the lakes i frequent. any more ifo would be helpful. thanks again.

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Sutty

Any ice on Bowstring, Jesse ?

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snowfighter

Heard Big Bowstring was froze over didn't see for my self. Was over to Big Jessie past monday and the north and south ends had ice and the middle was open but it got down to 5 below that eve so should of froze more. Little Jessie is always late being so deep.

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glenn57

its getting closer, any updated ice conditions? what about snow forecast for up there. thanks.

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robg785

Was on the south end of bowstring this afternoon. lake was completely froze over. It wouldn't surprise me to see a few houses out there this weekend.

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CALVINIST

Any ice reports on Bass lake? Want to fish the lower lake next tuesday sticking to the shallows by the shoreline.

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bmc

I think you should be alright on Bass. Be prepared for that cold, nasty wind coming at you on that side of the lake!!! grin.gif

Brian

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