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sparcebag

OPEN WATER SOON

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I'm counting about 40-45 days for the kayak in the rivers,bout 60 days and the boats in the lake for crappie!!!! grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifcool.gif

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And you are thinking of this today, as it was -20 this am? lol! I love fishing in the boat, but I am not done ice fishing yet!

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sparcebag

remember when we used to be able to put an old car on the ice and buy tickets for a prize to see who would be closest on timing,for when it would fall thru

I just hope we get some good spring moisture to get the lakes and rivers up

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Not soon enough!!!!!!!

Brian

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Prime we would push a boulder out each year,in what we thought was the same spot(no GPS then),eventually the towns people would put in 2 bucks each at the local wattering hole,winner take all!It started with me and one neighbor thinkin bout makin a fishin reef.Been back and now with sonar bout a 30 ft area in 9 ft of water with barron bottom a bunch of rocks.20 years of puttin them out.BIG ones used a D-4 cat to get em 1/2 way out then a plow vechile.Decent fishin area now. grin.gif

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I'm not ready for the ice to go just yet... grin.gif

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Sparcebag, that is a good idea but I have to add its illegal to put material into the lake. I'm just passing it on and don't want you to get into trouble. If you were to take it out each year I'm sure it'd be fine but just becareful.

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Dawg Moved off that lake in 1990,young & dumb Ha Ha Ha

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 Originally Posted By: primetime49
sparcebag

remember when we used to be able to put an old car on the ice and buy tickets for a prize to see who would be closest on timing,for when it would fall thru

I just hope we get some good spring moisture to get the lakes and rivers up

Still do that in Arnolds Park Iowa (I think-might be Okoboji)

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I was just in Florida and man that open water looked good. Can't wait for the ice to go though. I want to see if my near shore modifications bring in some spawners (yeah it was illegal, but who cares if you steal some cattails and bullrushes from down the shore and plant them on yours. Oh, and I forgot the lily pads too).

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Good goin Vahn Titrio.More shore owners need to do that!

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 Originally Posted By: sparcebag
I'm counting about 40-45 days for the kayak in the rivers,bout 60 days and the boats in the lake for crappie!!!! grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifcool.gif

Just fish the rivers.. Open water for walleyes already.. Lock 4 area.

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