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Moose-Hunter

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Moose-Hunter

How's the ice situation? Last time I checked, it looked about ready to pop open. Hopefully with the wind today it'll bust up a bit...

What's the good word?

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PerchJerker

The rain on Saturday took most of it out, by Sunday afternoon there were some patches or broken ice but from what I saw it looked like 90%+ open water smile.gif

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Moose-Hunter

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The rain on Saturday took most of it out, by Sunday afternoon there were some patches or broken ice but from what I saw it looked like 90%+ open water
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SWEET!!! Thanks for the report!!! I guess this "crappy" weather is going to turn to "crappie" weather in the not-to-distant future... smile.gif

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Scott26

It's open. There are some small patches of ice on the NW side. No docks. Lake looks to be a bit low still.

There was 1 hardcore fisherman out there......not sure if he was fishing tho....looked like he was trolling on the windy side. crazy.gif

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speedtroller59

Im planning on heading out on Thursday also. Where is the best place to fish right after ice out. I was thinking the weedlines in waconia bay, was wondering if this will/wont produce any fish.

Also, is the marina open to launch the boat, or is there any other public accesses with docks out yet?

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zrt

was by there last night marina is still closed,they have a van parked in front of the access, the access by boat house was blocked too i'ld try the public access

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fishhead20

any one having any luck out there yet?

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ATM

I have been by the lake everyday for the last couple days and have not noticed much activity. This mornnng there was one boat on the south side of the island. I will be out there tomorrow afternoon and will post results. Adam

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FishingPops

It actually looks mostly froze over this morning. I'm sure it isn't very thick and will melt this afternoon but that gives you an idea about water temps.

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bassman186

Drove by yesterday and it seemed to be open to me? Not sure where its still froze over... I might take my boat for a run this weekend

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SWMuskeye

Drove by yesterday and it seemed to be open to me? Not sure where its still froze over... I might take my boat for a run this weekend

At this rate you may have to pull an "Ernest Shackleton" to get out there. Maybe take your ore boat?

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FishingPops

It was open again by this afternoon. I wasn't trying to say it was going to stay frozen and people couldn't boat. I was just surprised it was cold enough to freeze over last night. Sorry for any confusion.

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