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Marion Ice

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Anybody been out on this one yet? If so how is the Ice? smile.gif

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I've heard it's spotty (big surprise!). As with other lakes in the area prior to the snowfall, there were open water spots on the lake and these areas are naturally thinner than the rest that froze up a bit earlier. Now that those spots have froze over it may be tough to tell the difference between 6" and 2" so caution is advised as always.

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Thanks, Have you seen anybody out there yet?

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I haven't personally, but I was told there were people out last week and someone was fishing around the open water. blush.gif

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8". A few people pulling out houses which I think is nuts. A few spearers although its not the clearest lake.

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not the clearest? I was out there on Saturday and could to the bottom in 10 feet of water. We were on 4" of ice.

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So, anybody doin any good? smile.gif

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i heard the walleyes have start to bite tongue.gif i was out over the past week did good on crappies and a few small walleye!! the ice is ok there are big houses out as i type this and was at the outpost this am,what i was told that there doing good all over!!!!

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Has anybody been on Marion this last weekend of the 12th and if so, how thick is the ice and are the carppies or sunnies biteing.My son is off on Thur and were thinking of going

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16 inches is what I found for ice thickness Sunday evening. Full size trucks are the norm driving in every direction out there. Crappies were far and few between with very few takers! Avoid the ball of houses off the south of the north access and you should be able to find a few active fish that are not spooked almost anywhere along the east side transition. Good luck and please share how you faired up afterwards!

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Didnt make it there on thur. Son went snowmobiling on Wed. morning and got bucked off going across a lake. He found out that it hurts landing at 60mph. We are going to a fishing contest Sat.Hope to get some fish.

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