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New to S. Metro...Bad Ice Areas??? (Prior, Spring, Orchard)

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I'm somewhat new to the south metro (moved to B-ville 4 months ago). I grew up in Northfield and spent the last few years out in Mound so I know the area but I don't know the lakes very well. I'm mainly wondering if there are any of these lakes (Prior, Spring, Orchard) that have typical bad spots. For example Spring Lake has a spring somewhere in the middle doesn't it? I also thought there was an area on Prior that doesn't normally freeze over very well. I realize I need to check the ice myself but if there are some specific areas to avoid it would be helpful.

Also...if there are any other suggested lakes in the area I'm all ears. I generally target walleyes but I like hooking into a school of crappies as well.

Thanks!!

Matt

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Prior Lake has many bad spot Reeds island area have seen may cars and trucks go down there even with 12-18" of ice and the island straight out from the sportsman access you must take caution off of the points all year.

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