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Johnny_Da_Der

Do I need an extension on the auger?

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Johnny_Da_Der

How thick is the ice up there?

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spankster

I was out front of Izatys last weekend and the auger was all the way down, barely breaking through. I would bring the extension.

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motorcoach doug

Bring an extension ~ at 5 mile we JUST made it through on Friday

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fishkid

Why wouldnt you always bring an extension. There is really no reason not to bring one along just in case.

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Johnny_Da_Der

I have a good reason not to bring one along... I don't own one. I will by tomorrow though.

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maros91

I agree. Bring one. We were on 4 and 5 mile and some places we were buried and other places we had room to spare. Bring one just in case.

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james_walleye

Hmmm, last weekend we drilled a bunch of holes and i had a good 6" to spare everywhere i went. But yeah, bring one you never know.

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addictedjerry

was out this past weekend off of Flamingo, we were barely making it through without an extension.

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Sartell Angler

was off the west end by the casino yesterday and got through with a few inches to spare. Had the chisel along in case we couldn't quite make it...

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Johnny_Da_Der

I picked one up on Thursday, but didn't need it. Close though. At least I have for next time.

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HoleHopper

My wife tells me I dont... But I bring it anyways..... \:D

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