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Ice Out?

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I haven't been down in the region for a little bit and have been wondering how the ice out process is going with local lakes. Would like to try some early season pan fish action but don't know wether to come down or wait one more weekend. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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This week all the ice should be gone.

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I drove to Moorhead yesterday...on the way there in the morning, Acorn Lake (by DL/Frazee) had an ice cover...when I came home in the evening, it was gone. I saw the same thing on Le Homme Deu by Alexandria on Saturday...an ice cover as we went into Alex on Saturday afternoon, and it was gone on Saturday night when we came back out of town.

There was still some dark ice on DL and some of the other area lakes, but the previous post is right...it should be gone in the next few days.

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With our nice little storm last night, Little Detroit is just about open. I drove by a few lakes this morning and i would guess by end of the week i will be out in the boat!

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got the jet skis ready also...jk

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Most small lakes are open with the larger ones being over 50% open. Should be ice free in a couple days. Rain helped alot, one more windy day and it will be gone. Already got out and got some crappies and perch at a shore fishing spot. Hopefully it will be a good opener with the early spring if things stay the way they are. Crappies will be going good as soon as you can get the boat to your favorite spots. I'll be hitting one this weekend for sure.

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Fisherdog-

I've got a couple questions for you. Drop me a line at motorhead327 at hotmail dot com

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fisherdog

do you know if pelican lake is open yet?

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