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EYEHUNTER10

Most small lakes have ice now in the willmar-spicer area, but not near enough to walk on im afraid. Hope to see people out soon, we use to always be fishing by thanksgiving. Should be soon anyhow!!

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sparcebag

This is the second time the back bay on Diamond has froze over,I'm gonna try it out today,I'd guess I can walk out but its only 2-3 ft. deep if it were 4ft. or over gettin out is a tough break to shore.But I have to see how much ice there is.I expect to see spear houses next week.

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LODFFB

Single digits at night later this week.

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hardwaterfishing

lake elizabeth and ella are iced over. Elizabeth has 2-3 inches. Hopefully I will be going out mid week.

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basssmasher*

alot of the smaller lakes and sloughs around Benson also have ice and it's spose to get colder all this week. I plan on venturing out somewhere this weekend.. friendly reminder to ALL.. NO ice is EVER safe so take icepiks with or something please!!

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lindylittlejim

Anyone been by Wakanda yet?? Is it locked up or is the wind keeping it open?? Would like to get out there this weekend!

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sparcebag

Ice does'nt yet hold my weight on dogfish bay Diamond lake

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BLACKJACK

Making ice this morning!!! The thermometer hit zero a couple of places on the way into work!!!! Now the decision for this weekend is go pheasant hunt or go ice fishing??! Mmmm decisions, decisions!!

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lindylittlejim

anybody been by wagonga??

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lindylittlejim

Any new ice reports from the area after this past mornings freezing temps?? Wakanda, Elizabeth? Gonna be windy tomorrow, hope there all locked tight! confused.gif

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Smacker

Was talking to a co-worker tonight. Sounds like Elizabeth is tight. He even walked out 40-50 feet. Not sure on the ice thickness.

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hardwaterfishing

lizzy had 3.5-4 inches on it tonight. it had 2.5 last night. This was on the east side of the lake. I do not know what it is like by the access. I know there was an open spot by the big island two days ago. Probably will go and try it tomorrow night

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BLACKJACK

Went by Norway last night, looked like it was froze all the way across. Games still had open water.

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gwiff100

keep us posted, can't wait to get out there. Hopefully i get to take my portable out this weekend if everything is locked up.

Go away wind...

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Vex

Quote:

Go away wind...


Ditto.

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Roop-Dogg

went past waganga this afternoon. north access. everything was frozen as far as i could see in any direction

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slurpie

its getting close. If you venture out to lizzy be careful. drove by today and there was three open spots from the access to the island.

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hardwaterfishing

went out there after school today. it was 5 inches thick. i went off on the east side. sure felt good to get the line wet.

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crappyfisher

A coworker and I went out to Willmar lake during lunch today with the chisel, and ventured a little bit on both sides of the Robbins Island park peninsula. Didn't get too far from shore (0-60 feet), but ice was averaging about 4 inches thick.

We are hoping to get out this weekend.

Any updates on Wagonga, Nest, or Diamond?

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hardwaterfishing

I drove by diamond tonight. It looked all froze. I walked out on the east access about 20 yeards and the cracks look like a good 3 inches

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jigginjim

The last thing we need is snow. Looks like we'll be waiting a bit longer. Not looking forward to a cold swim.

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LODFFB

Went out on Norway tonight in the bay before Little Norway. 5" Someone else had a 6 X 8 perm and wheeler. Not me I'll still walk. Hes always first out.

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chucker34

Games completely frozen over for first time yesterday. Still pretty thin I think but saw two portables out near DNR landing.

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jigginjim

We'll need the really cold nights to thicken the ice. I wait for 5-7" of ice, no since going swimming. Been there done that. NO FUN.

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Down2Earth

Out pheasant hunting today. I seen one permanent buy the NW bay on games. I also seen three permanents out in the middle of calhoun.

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