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LARZ

Washington?

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Thinking about heading to Washington on friday. Just wondering how the ice is now and if you think we will be able to get off the north landing? I checked the ice conditions forum and it didn't say much about Washington. If this snow blew off the ice I would think by Friday there should be 4-6 inches of ice.thanks for the replies.

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This week's forecast looks promising. Continue checking the ice reports at the top of the page or I also recommend having a look at the situation for yourself. Ultimately, you're not going to go out unless your comfortable with the conditions.

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Mud Bay south of Westwood is getting around 5" or so. The rest was about 3". There were about 6-8 people out Sunday fishing straight out from Westwood. Mud Bay has been frozen up for about a week and a half from Westwood straight out to the grassy point directly east accross the bay so it is a bit thicker. There has been a pretty good crappie bite early on so far. Not setting any records but they are there.

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Any secrets BIG DS, was out there today from 2-4 and didn't even mark a fish. Just drilled a bunch of holes all in the 6-11' range.

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Haven't been there yet, so take this for what it's woth; typically you need to be right on the cover or parallel to a transition this time of year in 3 - 6' of water for that crappie bite to happen.

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Nope, no secrets. I guess its more of a time thing. The guys that have been catching them do have some time invested. In that area of the lake it is more a matter of letting the fish come to you than you finding the school and whacking some slabs. Reel Weeds do wonders over there. I used 'em last year and they definetly helped.

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Big DS,How you been? Do you remember who I am? Would you know if the ice on the north side of washington is anygood? Just wondering if I would be able to get out there this weekend if I come home from st.cloud.

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