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lindylittlejim

I will be coming up to Red this Wednesday, for the first time this year, went once last year. I know everyone asks if they need an extension for their auger and people joke around and stuff, all I want to know is how the thick the ice is as of this weekend? thats it! thanks for any info!

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sdghsdgj

i asked this a while back and they said it was about 24" and that no, you don't need one

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18 inch Crappie

It does not hurt to bring one if you have one, just incase. Never know with this cold weather we are having.

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lindylittlejim

thickness? is it over 3 ft. yet? just curious

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LABS4ME

3'?????????

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black max

I just got back from up there and I would say the ice is in the low 30's inches. You can drill now without an extention still with most augers. I have a jiffy and I made it through fine with a little room to spare. If you are drilling in a perm house you may want to put on a extention, but if your drilling on the ice like with a portable your fine without one.

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hanson

lindylittlejim-

Serious answer to the extension question- Don't need it yet. Another 10" of ice and you will. It was FREEZING COLD up there on Saturday so it might not be too long.

Was my first trip up to Red for the winter. Felt good to be back.

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