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Ice Thickness?

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Heading up to the cabin this weekend,What is the area ice thinkness, need the extension?

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I'm not aware of any lakes in the area close to needing extensions yet. Another week of this cold, then maybe.

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If I were driving up-------I'd bring the extension------- I'm fishing out of a portable and on open ice your pushing the limit!!

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I agree -- we are getting VERY close

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I fish a lot on Lida. When I was out this past friday, I was down to the gear box before I got the hole punched through. Needless to say, I would bring/buy the extension

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almost down to the gear box on Sallie today. I think if you're busting through a snow drift, you'll definitely need the extension.

btw, does a 12" long piece of iron really take up that much extra room/weight that you need to ask before bringing it along? Just pack it with all the other gear and forget about it. come on now.

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How'd you do on Sallie today Dead? Yes, bring the extension, pretty close to 3 feet if not more.

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4 medium size perch and two cigar walleyes. Had only two schools of tullibees come in and out and didn't want anything to do with my jig. The wind was relentless today and borderline miserable.

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 Originally Posted By: DEADhead
does a 12" long piece of iron really take up that much extra room/weight that you need to ask before bringing it along? Just pack it with all the other gear and forget about it. come on now.

Great point Dead -- If a guy could find that hunk of metal it would not be a question. ;\)

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I bought one last year and have not used it yet but I have one none the less. Extension that is.

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 Originally Posted By: Dahitman44

Great point Dead -- If a guy could find that hunk of metal it would not be a question. ;\)

I don't know where my extension is either. If I would have packed in my portable, I'd know where it is right now. That's what you get for not having to use it for last 4 years...

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