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anyone know how thick the ice is by long point? How bout gull rock or springsteel? Just curious. Im getting the itch to head up there are drown some minnows.

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I went out from Springsteel fishing yesterday afternoon and there was about 14 inches of clear ice where I drilled, next time I will bring a power auger too!

Regards....fiskyknut

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widetrack

Hey Frisky,

According to the radio report, you are suppose to be in a hut with two heaters burning right now...???? So are there any fish left in Muskeg?

Hitting the ice tomorrow for a 5 day stretch... Looking forward to it.

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Well WT that was the plan, till I went out to start the wifes car for her this morning, stucked thermostat. On top of this my bud from Swift with whom I was to meet there had 2 dead vehicles this morning as well, so even had I made it there we would'nt have made it much further. We were gonna hit Zipple by noon....Oh well.

Yes there are still plenty of fish left in Muskeg. I had the portable set up by three in 16.5 fow. Got 1 big Perch and 1 little Perch by 4.Between 4 and 445 I caught 2 small Wally's, 1 17 inch Wally and another around 21-22. After this the Pout moved in and after 5 of these in about 25 minutes I gave up! So I got to keep 1 nice Perch and 1 nice eating sized Walleye, had them for lunch today.

I'm off to the in-laws in GFKS tomorrow, then Saturday I'll be here in Roseau with my folks. Sunday moving Walleyejons Big fish house onto the pond most likely.

I talked to some folks today that have plans to hit them rocks on Sunday. You gonna beat them to it are'nt you?

Green with envy!....fiskyknut

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Yep, that's the plan anyway... It's going to be a brisk morning tomorrow, but the weather sounds like it will get better through the weekend.

Have a good one.

Offline till 12/29.

WT.

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