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Can anyone share with me how the ice is on Fish Hook, thickness or slush etc. Hows the bite?

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TroutYammer

Ice is 10"-12" with slush on top. Didn't catch anything so I went up to Blue for some panfish scouting.

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Bob/Mn

 Originally Posted By: guts
Can anyone share with me how the ice is on Fish Hook, thickness or slush etc. Hows the bite?

There is a plowed road out from the access and I drove my truck out on the ice. I fished the north side of the west bar. 14 inches of clear ice with 2 inches of white ice on top. I did not encounter any slush in that area.

Caught a bunch of dink sunfish and some rock bass.

There are a bunch of houses on both bars.

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thedanimalkmk

I have been out the last couple weekends from the church on the NE side and caught lots of small walleyes. The ice was 14-16 inches thick.

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