Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Kyle

Ice- This weekend?

7 posts in this topic

Anyone planning on going out for some close to shore ice fishing this weekend?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i will for sure, if not earlier. but will also not put myself at unneccesary risk.

gonna do some scouting tonight for conditions.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Where is there ice thick enough to do that? I only thought that most lakes were skimmed over by now. Myself i think ill wait till theres a good 5 inches still

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Checked out Little Rock, Rush and Elk. They were completely iced over and with a ten day forecast not above 32, it's gonna be time very soon. I would say they had over an inch but i didn't chisel them(could stand on it), shorelines were skim from the warmer temps though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Forecast looks really COLD!!!! Won't be long, but like always....USE YOUR HEAD!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll be out on the ice, though I'll be wearing a life jacket and saying my prayers. I think I'll hit one of the small, shallow lakes like Rush, Elk, Briggs, Julia, School Section, Goodners, one of the Spunks, Kraemer, or something similar. I don't really care at this point if I catch anything big or not; I just want to see that little bobber go under without me going in after it! grin.gif

Oh, and I might have to tiptoe my way over to the tip-up, too. Thankfully I've lost about 10 lbs in the last couple of months, but at 260, I do wish I either carried less weight or had waaay bigger feet. smile.gif

Carl

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

kraemer had open spots yet probably from the wind last night

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • BassThumb.
      Yeah, but this one is packed with useful information and tips, and not everyone who browses the site today saw this in 2015. It's really a great thread, and that's why I bumped it.    Wouldn't it be more sensible and more useful to the members of the site to simply edit the title and remove the "2015"?   ***How about it, mods? Rejuvinate this thread with a new title!***
    • ZachD
      Was just south of Crosby on a small lake searching for eyes. Missed one that smacked my rippin rap twice Missed one on a bobber Then my buddy missed one on rattle reel   Just wasn't our day
    • cookie129
      wow what a shot  
    • ZachD
      Has anyone tried out the polar bird hub houses? The floor looks like a neat concept I wonder how well it works. Looking for a small 2 man hub so I don't have to drag my huge heavy 6 man thermal hub when I go alone.  
    • ZachD
      I don't care if dnr checks me multiple times a day or I have to prove that I am not doing anything wrong. That is how they catch the guys who are doing stuff wrong. I am always legal so What do I care I have been checked what like 5-6 times in my life so far even if every time they were a bad_boy ( they were not ) who cares I have to deal with them 10-15 mins out of my day? Think about how many pricks they have to deal with every day.