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harvey lee

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harvey lee

Lets have a little fun and see who can get the closet to safe fishable ice

My guess is Dec. 13th.

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Eric Wettschreck

Thanksgiving day, Nov 23.

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harvey lee

Boy,I hope you are correct on that date as it would be nice to get out that soon.

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Eric Wettschreck

Dare to dream, I say.

If there's 4" of GOOD HARD ice I'll walk out and drown a minnow.

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harvey lee

That goes without saying.I have thought about 3 but get a little scared.I have never went down and would like to keep it that way. cool.gif

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carpshooterdeluxe

I walked on ice this morning. but the tools i were carrying werent of the fish gathering variety; unless its legal somewhere to blast fish with a 3.5" super x2! man for birds around. woke up about 500 mallards and at least that many geese as we walked into the slough. had to bust a lot of ice to get a nice spot in the north end; ice was nearly 2" in some spots!

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walleyefey

carpshooterdelux, just curious what part of the land you are speaking of. Are you hunting sd or mn. I have been seeing more and more mallards and geese. Send me an e-mail if you dont mind. I was worried that my ducks were gonne head out after the freeze over. We should have brought the ice rods out with us this morning on the slough smile.giftrevor@rogers-autosales.com

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carpshooterdeluxe

walleye you have mail!

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grumpyoldman

I'm with boiler and say Thanksgiving day.

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wally20

I'll say Dec. 1st, But agree thanksgiving would be great! what ever happen to the good ole winters? But around here I sure it will be closer to christmas. Hope to go to LOW Dec. 15 time will tell. This snow and cold really gets a guy excited about fishing smile.gif

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idratherbefishing

Dec 6th

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basssmasher*

Im hopin for turkey day icefishin but that may be a lil farfetched... so my guess is dec 4th..and i will go out on 3 inches of good clear ice

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    • Glenn_S
      We have a couple openings if anyone is interested…We will be capped at 15 boats.

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