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morgan7c

Ice Reports?

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I'll be home in Winthrop for Xmas and was wondering how the ice is around the Hutch area? I'm thinking about hitting up one of the area lakes but wanted to hear from the locals first, thanks.

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I was out on collinwood on sat. I fished the west side. In some areas I found 12" of ice, but when I drilled in some snow i found spots with as little as 4". And to top it all off there were two trucks that I saw out on the ice. One of them was a ranger and i couldnt tell what the other one was.

I went up to swan later in the night. There was a guy that had his perm out there and his vehicle right next to it. I found 8-10 inches for the most part.

Fishing was horrible. I want to try Belle or Marion this weekend.

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Thanks for the report! Marion sounds nice and close for me, otherwise maybe preston or alley but I probably won't head any further north than that.

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I heard there's truck driving all over on preston

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I was on Marion this morning. I spoke with 4 guys and beween us we had 5 fish and nothing to keep. It looks like I 'll be hungry for the day.

There are house spread all over on the lake and 4 wheelers are pretty much going any where.

Iceseeker

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was there any slush or is all that gone.

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9.5" of good ice on Marion where we fished last night. No slush that I saw.

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any new ice thickness reports? Wondering about belle, marion, jennie, washington. Has anyone heard of a bite at all on any of these lakes too? Just wondering if anything is being pulled through the hole, not looking for specific locations.

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13 on marion saturday night, no slush that I found, no fish either though mad.gif

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is the water clear?

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it was o.k., couldn't see to the bottom, but it's not over dirty either.

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how far down do you think you can see?

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I'm not sure, maybe 3-4 feet, but that was a week ago, might have changed by now!!

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ok. thanks for the information.

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I found Ice on Francis Sunday 12 to 15 inches ,

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any luck on the lake?

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