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snow on area lakes?

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i'm thinking about going up to do some fishing and was curious how much snow is on the lakes from last weekends storm. thanks

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according to the weather service, and local observation...we got about 12-15 inches. hasn't seemed to drift much. latest forecast says we could get another foot to foot and a half between wednesday and the weekend.

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I haven't been out since the snow but I'm betting that slush could become an issue if it hasn't yet.

Bob

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pretty deep on waska everyones getting stuck even alot of 4wd just dont let off the gas smile.gif Crappies are liking the snow on the ice caught a limit in just 2 hours during the day. Wish someone come plow a trail or two it would be really great, if we get another foot it will be really tough. Accesses all seem to have water under the snow frown.gif

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I think the melting will compact the snow and then we are going to see some water start to seep-up onto the ice. It could end-up like last year when we had water on the ice which froze. It was miserable getting around. But let's not complain, even if Jay is right and we get an additional foot or so, we need it. The lakes went into the winter season way to low.

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I second your sentiments Wayne, we'll take all the snow we can get. It won't be around all that long anyway as we're nearly in the home stretch. A lot of rain this spring would be welcomed as well.

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Just gotten off the lake, wasn't to bad if you have 4x4, had the lake all to myself. grin.gif. If we get dump on and the wind blows, bring a shovel, there's going to be some big drifts to bust thru. The upside, there's enough snow to go around my portable to keep the wind out.

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Yes!!! we need all the water we can get, my grandfather almost had to ditch his because it was getting to shallow.

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