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Lake Shetek Ice Conditions?

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Hello Anglers...

We're looking at filming a TV Pilot on Ice Sailing this weekend and considering the warm temps Yesterday on Shetek are considering this as a potential site...

I'm looking for an ice report, specifically snow cover or preferably lack of it, and ideally a digital pic or two of the ice/snow cover currently.

We seek about a half mile oval area that is clear of snow and "pretty smooth ice"

Any help would be greatly appreciated...

Kind Regards

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If you want lack of snow cover you will have to plow a spot. The ice is plenty thick, stay away from the inlet, however.

Snow is spotty. Meaning in some places it's bare, 3 feet away there is a rock hard drift. The entire lake is this way. Welcome to the windy prairie potholes. Once we get some snow, and the wind kicks up, there will be patches of hard drifts.

Hope this helps.

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Unless things have changed, sarah might be better. I had some buddies there last week and they had a hard time finding banking snow for thier shacks.

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I was at Sarah on Sunday(yesterday) it was the same way snow ice snow ice same as on Shatek. I don't think my truck even sunk in any of the snow drifts. The hardwater is crazy thick, its about time a purchase an extention for the Jiff. Good luck. cool.gif

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