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blackdog1101

How Late is Fishable 'Tonka Ice?

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For some of you veterans, how late into the spring is Minnetonka's ice safe to fish? I know of course it varies from year to year, and I'm not a big risk taker, but how much more ice fishing can I reasonably expect to get in this year? Thanks!!

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I would imagine all the way through march this year...stay away from the channels and becareful around the shorelines!

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The ice is almost always plenty thick for walking out through march and into the first days of april. I think I have ice fished most april's in the past years, and with the ice we have now, should be even longer this year unless the weather decides to change that. A lot of rain or 45-55 degree sunny days will destroy the ice quick so it really depends on how much of that we get in march.

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A couple more weeks of driving then ATV again. Once the planks come out from shore and it's walking only, I'm done with ice and getting the boat ready.

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I think we will have ice into april definatly this year. I was just out on tonka and there is still like 20 somthing inches of ice.

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