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What will the predicted 2 feet of snow do to ice fishing?

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I have a 4wd Jeep, but I am pretty sure that if we actually get this predicted 2-4" tonight and 8-20" inches tomorrow it could make venturing onto the ice a bit difficult. If we get 20", I hope some good samaritan is out there with his plow.

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No doubt. Some of the best ice fishing is yet to come and I'd hate to have to hoof it out through all that snow! As of last night there wasn't any slush on the ice but with another 10" of heavy stuff that could change things. Hopefully it'll settle rather quickly and we can continue where we left off...

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If we got almost 2' of snow on top of what we allready have,

after you punch a hole it will look like a giser or a city sewer drain after a rain/flood. at least in metro lakes. More so if the temps do not drop. Mill lacs could be ok, possibley. I found 3' of ice a steady mile out from shore. Been along time since we been in this type of spot. at least the snow insulates the ice from sun reflection and prevents under ice melt in shallow rock area's.

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