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Ice Out on Kab

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I understand there was very thick ice on Kab this winter due to the open winter. Does anyone have an educated guess when ice-out will probably be this year?

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Well the weather will be the factor, the ice is getting softer at this time and the wind has been good..
The normal ice out occurs last week of April into the first week of May with a few exceptions.

Everyone up at Kabetogama is thinking the ice out will be pushing the 8th to 10th of May which is nip and tuck with opener.

We do have very thick ice, but surprisingly the ridges are opening up as is the Ash River,so ice out still looks favorable to be gone by opener on Kab, that doesn't mean Namakan will be open though, because Kab is much shallower. guts <}}}}><

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