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Spearing Lake

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I am just wondering if anybody is familiar with any decent water clarity lakes in the Richmond/Paynesville area that typically have a sheltered bay or get pretty decent ice on them early in the year. I am hoping to take my grandpa out spearing on Sunday morning if we have 3-4 inches of good ice but I am not too familiar with early ice conditions on any lakes other then Big. Does Rice or Koronis get decent ice near the landings this early in the year or are they a little spotty?

Any other lake ideas or any thoughts may help. Thanks much.

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Look to Rice on the NW landing before anything else, Koronis was open yet would wait on that lake, but be careful on Rice also. Wet body makes for a long and cold time. Slim

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Island Lake is probably a bit far from richmond/paynessville

(It's by Saint Johns)

The access is in a bay with 7 fow and it seems to freeze up there good. As always be safe and good luck wherever you go.

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