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Lake Itasca or Park lakes

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Does anyone have any info as to what the ice is like on these lakes? Caught some nice Sunnies, and Crappies up there this fall and would like to try and get some through the ice. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance all. grin.gif

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here's the 12/12 update from the park:

Ice Conditions:Park lakes recently froze over, with some areas of open water still visible, especially near the Headwaters. Ice depth varies from open water to 10 inches and remains unsafe, especially with the heavy snow load on top of the thin ice. CAUTION: the area around the Chester Charles II Tour Boat has open water. Visitors are advised to stay back from this area if approaching the ice.

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Deadhead, Thanks for the reply, not what I was hoping to hear frown.gif, but what's a person to do confused.gif. Where did you get the park update? That would be a handy sight if you don't mind giving the web sight out.

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I got the update from the Itasca SP DNR web page:

click here for park update

Of course, the park guys are always over cautious on their reports, the ice may actually be better than was reported.

good luck!

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