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Ryoushi

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Ryoushi

Has anyone noticed how the ice on WBL is coming along?

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Slyster

I was going to post the SAME exact topic! Anyone know the status of WBL? I am anxious to fish for some C&R crappies... just to get outside and get the boat wet!

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SCORE

went by Belle air beach yesterday and the ice was about 40ft or so away from shore, deteriorating fast...this wind and rain will help tremendously, I would say for sure within a week.

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LOW Lover

White Bear should be open no later than Sunday(my prediction) maybe a lot sooner! Open water from Bellaire Beach all the way to the island.

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BoxMN

My brother said Bald Eagle is about 40% ice free tonight. With the rain and wind and temp, it will have to be open by Saturday, I would guess. White Bear can't be much behind. Yehaw!!! smile.gif

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Ryoushi

Well, I bet it's 1/2 open now. Has anyone driven by today?

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BoxMN

Was just by the west side. The bay from Tallys to the island is complete free, and the basin out from Ramsey beech is open about to Ordway Bar, with some open channels going to the island point/Mahtomedi peninsula. All the ice out from Matoksa park is all loose. You could easily launch at Ramsey and fish that area, and by tomorrow I bet almost the whole north end of the lake is free. Could not see south end due to fog.

The lake looks very, very shallow, so be careful with the lower units wink.gif

Heard report from old guy at Joe's that crapps are biting in one of the St. Paul lakes, from shore... Might bring my grandson there tomorrow for some action.

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got1

Just drove by the North end of the lake yesterday and saw a boat out there. Haven't seen the South end yet, I imagine it is all clear.

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