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driving from mn to wis

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anyone go out of frontnac across to maiden rock this year

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I heard a S-10 did it, but they in the bag and half nuts before they started drinking!!!

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Maybe should have followed, could be worth some money.

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how thick is the ice in the middle of pepin?

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Thats the thing about a river, one will never know thickness. With NSP dumping hot water into the river you will go from 23 inches down to 2 inches in a matter of feet. About a month ago I was sitting out on the river fishing on a solid 14 inches of ice. The ice was a clear sheet and the day I was fishing was the same day all the ice sail boats were zipping around. Well one of those guys assumed the ice was safe everywhere and found him self in a world of trouble real quick. From where I was sitting I could see the top of his sail and him crawling out of the water. I called dispatch and directed the rescue to his location. Luckily for him he lived but he learned a valuable lesson about river ice.

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    • jdog
      Wow I was also out this weekend was very slow for us with only 4 fish caught all weekend for 4 guys I think I put over 4 miles on the truck searching 
    • fishersofmen
      Jim you are still alive? Long time no see....   Truck went through on Buffalo last night I guess. Saw the pics on facebook looks like the dude drove right into open water good thing it was shallow. That fog was brutal that would be scary dropping in with that fog like that.
    • Fishing Frenzy
      Went out with a friend today. Looked like it was the month of March with the temp and water on the ice, and they bit like it was March as well! Ended up with 30 sunfish (7 1/2 to 9 in) 6 crappies and 2 perch! Was a lot of fun best bite I've had yet this year! If your going out I would advice to wear cleats espically when that water on top of the ice freezes.  
    • monstermoose78
      Y'all be careful out there!!
    • BassThumb.
      The DNR should post a sign telling those unfamiliar with the lake that driving out from the main public access is unsafe. I don't recall ever seeing anything like that over there.