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Ice on Benton

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As soon as anyone here gets out there let me know what the ice is like. Heading down the week of the 6-9th to shoot some roosters and maybe get out on that ice. grin.gif Thanks

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the ice on benton was around two inches it held me enough to walk around the peir by town but by monday there should be plenty of ice to fish on it is saposed to get cold with lows in the single digits

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i was hope that darn ice on benton wouldve stayed away for a couple more weeks wasnt ready to quit fishing open water. been catching real nice walleyes the last few weeks!!!!

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Fished Benton yesterday between the north campground and the rock pile. 11" ice and no fish. Drilled holes to the south of Norw. point. There is a line running north and south where it was open longer on the west side. The ice on the west was 8" on the east side it was 11" only went a couple hundred yards because there is another area that was open from the geese. Should even out with the nightly lows as they are. Only saw two other shacks on the whole lake.

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Fished Benton last night north of the Norwegian campground. Caught 2 small eyes and the ice was 12.5"

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