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evinrude19

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is anyone heading out there this weekend i am heading out this sunday hoping that it wont be too icy

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going out saturday to try and find some crappies

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i'm gonna head out this evening, anyone know what the weather has done to the ice lately. still driveable? how thick? is there any snow left or is it glaze ice?

just for clarification on portables, you can still have a portable on the ice, you just can't leave it overnight correct?

hope fishing has been well.

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yep, answered my own question:

After the date when ice or fish houses or shelters must be removed, portable shelters may be placed on the ice and used from one hour before sunrise to midnight, but only if there is an open fishing season on the lake. Storing or leaving fish houses or dark houses on a public access is prohibited.

2008 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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You'll find them in all the holes. Lots of dinks out there for everybody. Felt like going so I packed up and left. Pretty cloudy water. Did well on neon orange tiger jigs tipped with plastic. Had a second one with some tiny crappie minnows deadsticked. It was a good day to waste an afternoon.

I really like those neon jigs. Check them out in the Outdoor Pro Store

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i was out about 1 week ago and managed a zillion 6-8 and a nice solid 9" \:\) doesnt matter if i don't catch nothing, jsut sit back, have a smoke, and a beer, occasionally change the propane cylinders....life is gooooooood! \:D

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can you drive full size trucks out there

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As of 3/13, I drove my truck out there. The morning, not too much water, but in the afternoon there was about six inches of water. Caught about 20 constant 6"-8" ers

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how many inches of ice was out there

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