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Pistol Pete

Lakes froze over or open

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Looks to be real nice weather coming up, thinking about getting the boat out once more. Is west battle lake open?? Landings ok??

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It's open, saw 2 boats out there this morning and it looks like they repaired the access on the west side so it should be good to go.

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big pine was frozen over as of 11/19, but the forecast doesn't look too good for ice fishing frown.gif

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That is great to hear about Big Pine. We were ice fishing there last year in the middle of December. I look forward to gettting back out there. Thanks for the info.

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