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Dellfin

Cedar Island Lake

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I'm new to this forum. My family has owned a place on Cedar Island Lake for 25 years that hasn't ever been used in the winter. My kids are the age that I'd like to take them ice fishing and looking for some ideas on where to take them on the lake or the chain for some decent ice fishing experiences to "hook" them for life. Can anyone offer some suggestions? Also, can anyone provide an ice report for the lake as of 12/15/07? Thanks much.

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Welcome to FM Dellfin!

As far as the ice conditions on Cedar Island goes I know it was in really rough shape middle of last week.

Maybe Icehawk will chime in with an update.

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Thanks, Borch. Took a trip up there today with my wife and kids to buzz around on the sleds. Looked pretty slushy so we stayed in the ditches near the cabin. Right in front of our place it's pretty well known for crappies and sure enough there were 2 portables right off where the end of the dock normally sits. Guess it's not too different from summer and we won't have to go far to find dinner and get the kids interested in the drilling some holes!

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I was out Sunday morning and I found anywhere from 5" of clear ice to about 7" of frozen slush and clear ice. I didn't venture out into the middle at all, only along shore. Fishing was pretty slow, marked some fish here and there and got about 10 perch with some panfish mixed in. It was nice to get out on the ice for the first time this year.

Nate

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Delfin first offf Welcome to Fm!

As far as Cedar Island as posted the ice is averageing between 5-8 inches. As far as fishing things are hit and miss now but should be picking up. If you are in the area again shoot me a email and I'll give you some good spots to try

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I made it out on the Shoe for the first time this year and was pleasantly surprised with the action...got into some crappies and also a few eater 'eyes. Great to be on the ice again, that is for sure!

If you see a black Shappel with an otter sled next to it stop on by and say hi!

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Anybody been fishing Cedar Island Lake in the past 2 weeks? Any luck or fish stories? Hot spots for me and the kids once it warms up a bit?

Thanks!

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