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Cold Weather This Weekend

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What do you think the cold weather will do to the fishing this weekend??

Coming up on Saturday, hope to catch some eyes or whatever wants to bite.

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I've been watching the weather for the past week, and praying to Paul Douglas for good weather this weekend! Up until yesterday they were forecasting temps in the 20's... now I see that the high is -4 on saturday. Bummer... hopefully the bite doesn't completely shut off!

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Cold is one thing, but maybe more important what are the wind speeds suppose to be like this weekend? Don't want my portable to become a sail boat with me in it. I'm getting to old to take those kind of joy rides.

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22 mph wind from the west according to weather.com

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Pray for stable or falling pressure also.

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If you are depending on Paul you are in trouble. Do you know of anyone who can be right 50% of the time or less and still have a job?? I have had fishing success during cold front conditions and poor success during ideal conditions but I have never had a bad trip - it's what you make of it. It all depends if the crappie gods are smiling on you or not.

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Looks like -15 with a 25mph wind Sat. night. So what does that make the wind chill. I've had a sleeper planned out for 2 mths now for the wife 2 small boys and myself. I've fished in that weather before but my wife says I'm nuts if I think I'm bringing them onto the ice Sat. I've got to convince her quick or I'm going to be fishing alone.

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it would be -44 with a 25 mph wind with the temp being -15.most sleepers these days r very warm.i have brought my family out on the ice during cold snaps like this.

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With the wind chill calculations I found on line.........it looks like -44 Ran \:o Better bring an extra heater or three grin.gif

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I was up three weeks ago with my wife and two boys it was her first trip and we had -20 to -24 at night with -44 wind chills managed to catch some fish and it was nice and warm in the sleeper. She is already talking about next year. If you cant convince her I bet you wouldnt have too much trouble finding some buddys to go fishing alone in solitude doesnt sound all that bad either good luck.

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You can still catch fish in that weather. I did it 3 times last year on red and never moved from the sleeper to do it. The sleepers are always nice and warm.

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