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walleyes12

Just curious if any of the smaller ponds or even some of sloughs got ice on them yet? I was reading some posts from up north and all their smaller lakes got ice on them. I noticed the weather is suppose to warm up again and be in 50's for a couple of days, thats not going to help make or keep any ice. I thought I would maybe start a post, so we can tell what lakes have ice on them and what lakes don't, I really need to get on the water! Take it easy guys!

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shae1986

Not sure but its raining in Crookston now so that aint helpin matters at all.

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DEADhead

Minnesota Ice conditions can be found here. Once area lakes start to freeze over users will start posting in this forum. I can start a new thread when the time comes, so early ice anglers know which lakes are iced or not.

Many of the small ponds and wetlands froze over twice and melted already this month. The past couple days had temps low enough to freeze them back up but the wind has been keeping them open. Temps in the upper 40's and 50's that are forecasted next week will keep many lakes open for a few more weeks mad.gif I might as well bring my swim shorts and sunblock back out with this golbal warming we're having. Anyone who still has their boat out and fishing open water might be wiser then we think...

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    • jlw034
      Thanks!  And I just realized I posted this on the Cass lake forum. Bear with me, I"m kinda slow lol
    • Borch
      A couple of dandies!
    • IceHawk
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    • IceHawk
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    • IceHawk
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    • Borch
      Looking forward to it.  Here are some more prizes.
    • Wanderer
      Yep.
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