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tyrone01

Anyone have any reports on Bowstring the past week?

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Stan7600

We found Bowstring very tough going on 1-29- 13 after the new snow. The heave by the West access raised another 2'-3'. One guy was stuck on it and we pulled him off it. The resort right next to it let us on for 5.00 each. Spent a lot of time stuck and one snowmobile overheated. Had to go get more antifreeze. 2 pickups stuck a lot . Caught 12 crappies for 5 guys and went back to the cabin. 10-12 " of new snow. don't know about any but the West side. Use a buddy system if you go. Sand wasn't much any better. Very slow for perch and walleyes. Any then new snow. Stan C.

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shrimpo

How much ice did you have up there? Just curious for our annual March trip with all the new snow.

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magnum mike

There is over a foot of new snow in the last week. The 11" of snow from 28 January has been wind driven and is hard & drifted. Last weekend we had a hard time traveling with a 1 ton superduty with really aggressive tires. Last nights snow and the forecast snow should make it "snowmobiles only" until it starts to thaw.

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Stan7600

20" of good clear ice. Late ice should be much better this year and hopefully last longer. I imagine there will be some slush between now and then. Stan C.

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shrimpo

Stan - Thanks for the info.

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pikerliker

Are there any ice roads plowed on Bowstring?

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Stan7600

No plowed roads that we saw on the West side. Bowstring Shores resort some years has a small(short) road out of their place, NE. Stan C.

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