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Kyle

Ice- This weekend?

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

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

gonna do some scouting tonight for conditions.

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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

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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.

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

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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

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kraemer had open spots yet probably from the wind last night

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