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Ice thickness on Upper red?

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Wondering if anybody has an idea on how thick the ice is on Upper Red right now?

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I was up this past Sunday and as luck would have it I forgot to take my extention. Thank god I didn't need it but my back sure wishes I did. I was all the way down to the ice without it. My advise....Pack extention the night before!!

LCC

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was up monday thru wednesday. had 37 inches 2.8 miles out of hillmans

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had 39-40" 5 miles out of Hillman's last weekend...

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had 1 extension last wknd and motor was hitting the ice as it broke thru-8 miles out.

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had 1 extension last wknd and motor was hitting the ice as it broke thru-8 miles out.


Yep,

Out there no extention meant no fishing. Ice depth ran 45-48" in the areas we fished this weekend.

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We were fishing near a heave and it took two 12 inch extentions to get through in some areas

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Thats another reason I like my Nils auger. The 48 inch shaft can go through about anything. smile.gif

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Thats another reason I like my Nils auger. The 48 inch shaft can go through about anything.
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I needed every inch of that 48" shaft at times. laugh.gif

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