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jigginjim

Ice out on the croix

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I was wondering how the ice is doing, between kinni and prescott? Living in Buffalo is a bit of a drive just to look at the river. Looking to go after the whitebass and crappies.

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croixeyes

I havent been down that way but I know the Croix is ice free in the Bayport area.The river is up around six feet higher than it was when we had ice,so I would imagine its pretty much wide open,Go get em .

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youngie22

I should be across that way tomorrow; But,only a guess, but I would think it is wide and clear, possible shore ice on MN side in Prescott next to beach if there is anything at all. Water in the Mississippi down this way, as well as the Vermillion, and the Cannon rivers is very high and no visibilty w/ lots of debris. Not sure on any temps as my graph is in Alabama for repair.

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fdr01

free and clear,the old man went by there and said you could walk across the logs under the prescott bridge but thats probrobly gone by now.

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