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Any one having any luck?

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Friday, I went out on a small gravel pond and caught a few perch, blue gill, and a bass. Found out that the blades on my ice auger were dull, and just barely got through the ice. Drove up to worthington with hopes wal-mart would have replacement blades for my auger since I bought it there about 2yrs ago. No luck. Seen someone was out on Okabena with an eskimo quick fish. Hope they caought some walleyes.

Just want to know how thick the ice is on Okabena, Round, and Ocheda. Also is Marv's the closest place to get bait. Anyone having luck on any of the mentioned lakes?

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ROUND LAKE SOUTH END HAS ABOUT 5 INCHES, A FEW WALLEYES ARE BEING CAUGHT AND SOME PERCH. RUNNINGS IN WORTHINGTON HAS BLADES FOR JIFFY AUGERS

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Here's the big report. This is also posted in the Iowa forum.

Emerson's Bay

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Little Emerson's Bay

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The Canals on Miller's Bay

Maybe 1-1.5" of ice but alot of blue watery looking snow around the docks.

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Smith's Bay

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Upper Gar 1" of ice

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Lower Gar 1.5" of ice

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Minnewashta 1.5" of ice

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I drilled about 20 holes in Templar Park seen one bluegill on the camera and caught it and only seen one bullhead in the other 19 or so holes there was about 3" of ice. There was also on die hard sitting on a bucket at the grade and one unhappy looking fellow leaving anglers bay he did walk out with his portable so im assuming he had around the average 3-4" not sure how far out he went though. Drove past Silver and Center both have ice but I didn't check to see how much. Fished Round Lake (MN) this afternoon on the south side caught to small perch and one small 13" walleye seen a several other small pech but no other walleyes. If the cold holds on through the week, the wind doesn't blow too much, and the snow doesn't insulate the ice too much next week should be a pretty good week for the protected areas.

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RUNNINGS IN WORTHINGTON HAS BLADES FOR JIFFY AUGERS


Thanks, but I just ordered a new set from the jiffy site. Sucks, bet I paid at least $20 more for the blades with the shipping, won't have them here right away either.

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