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Ice Fishing Season Over?

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I made my first ever trip to Red last Spring. It was a tremendous area. Something that should be there for all to enjoy. It was sad yo see the, shall we say, unfriendlyness that exist between the tribe and non-tribe members. I know it has developed this way over decades, but I hope all sides would look more at the possibilitys than what has gone wrong in the past. I would think the lake could be a greater resorce for the tribe than any casino could ever be.

I will be there again the last week of may. I come from North Central Iowa and love the area. I wish you were not 8 hours away, but I guess that is what makes your area so special.

I like to fish and love to hunt! We have great Whitetails in Iowa but I would bet you have some nice bucks up there.

Oh, by the way, is the ice season over? I read with great envey all of the ice fishing reports. I hope to get up there and experience 1 time. Also, when is the latest the ice has ever gone out?

Enjoy where you all live, it is a VERY SPECIAl place, I would guess if you live there you might sometimes forget how special it is!

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Ice fishing season is not over yet. I drove my atv out today from West Wind with no problems. We are going to have some cold weather for the next couple of days which should make it easy to get out. With the snow we got last night the snowmobile should go good, and make it easier to cross the pressure ridge.

The latest I'v ever seen the ice on the lake was is 97 or 98. My dad and I walked out on the ice on walleye opener in May.

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How did you do Arctic? Any crappies?

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Hows the crappie bite up there right now?

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    • eyeguy 54
      we should have ll given you one    
    • Jim Uran
      Sorry, been offline for a while. Yes you can STILL drive out there if you're brave. I've seen people do it last night and they are probably still driving out there today. I'm going to go check in a bit, fishing has been pretty stellar as of late. 
    • osok
      Been out of town for the past week-ish, how are the local ice conditions, are people still driving out (safely) on Fish, Boulder..?
    • leech~~
        Just ribbing yea a bit.  Because it was just a little bit bigger then all the ones I brought home. Zero!  
    • monstermoose78
      That poor crappie will feed my grandma just fine @leech~~ I can't help it was not smaller or bigger. Well I could have tossed it back but I do that most of the time