• RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
AceintheHole

Prior Lake (Paridise Cove)

Recommended Posts

AceintheHole

I'm hoping to make it out there this weekend, its the first spot i go every year. Just wondering if there is anybody else that would like to go (Buddy system have to be very carefull ths time of year) also depends on the wife you know how they are and depending on the ice thickness hoping for at least 3to4". I think we should have that by the weekend.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
shooter_mcgavin

Is Paradise Cove the area by the island that turns into a fishing village in the winter? That area is all open water right now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AceintheHole

It's the small bay in between the harbor and nacys cove its shallow except for a 15' to 16' hole in the front half. Excellent early fishing you can pretty much catch anything in there at early ice till the first of the year. Lots of spear houses out there to early.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Butler

As of Noon today (Tuesday)it was open water.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AceintheHole

Might have to rethink my plans but you never know last year was the same thing open water early in the week and 8" by sunday

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
McGurk

My boss lives close to it, and I asked him the same question. He said mostly open water in Paradise cove, but the small bay leading off of it is covered.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
crappieflop1212

The cove was all locked up as of Friday afternoon. The ice sure looked choppy though. The ice stopped right at the channel. Probably would be better off if it was still open until the snow passes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
WildFan10

Was out to check paradise bay with crappieflop1212 tonight. The bay is all frozen over, but it is tough to tell what the ice looks like with all of the snow on it. It has been locked up for a couple of days now, but who knows what the snow will do to the ice. Didn't see any tracks out on to the bay yet, but I would assume people will start to check the ice soon out there. If anyone gets out there in the next couple of days, please post. Would like to get out there by the middle of next week if possible. We checked Sand point too and it looked like the whole main part of the lake was frozen over. Plenty of other tracks in the snow down there from others checking the ice. Lets hope we can get out there this week!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AceintheHole

Checked it today found 3-6" but there are still some slush pockets might try to make it out there tomorrow try fishing the shore line 5-8' just to play it safe but I'm sre its OK still need to be very care yet.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • AlwaysFishing23
      I would imagine the man made pepin connected to the sippi is open not the actual lake pepin?
    • paceman
      None that I am aware of...Maybe in 10-14 days....
    • redlabguy
      Brian, Flaw: you can’t extrapolate Mother Nature. RLG
    • Mike89
      or Brown county!!   
    • meerkat
      tried this last year,   not worth it in my opinion.    But I always wondered if I could eat the rusty crayfish.  has anyone tried? 
    • meerkat
      We need Skunkedagain to turn his wife's hair dryer full blast!!!!! Lol
    • eyeguy 54
      Decided to hit a couple spots today. Water too high at the first spot so I went to spot number two.  Two so far after 20 minutes
    • BrianF
      I hope this analysis is wrong, but was doing some math trying to guesstimate when Lake V might go ice free.   As of today, the DNR shows only one lake in the state to be ice free: Pepin.  Pepin went out 20 days later than the median date and 4 days later than the nearest comparable cold year of 2013.   If we extrapolate this same delay to Lake V, then we are looking at an ice out in the neighborhood of May 20th or 21st.  Not quite the record, but close - and plenty late enough to screw up a lot of plans.  Like I said, I hope this analysis is flawed somehow.
    • scrubby1
      Hey Guys,   Just wondering if any lakes are open or close to being open?  Got the itch to get the boat out and wet a line! 
    • delcecchi
      St Louis county has something similar on their web sight (sic) https://gis.stlouiscountymn.gov/LandExplorer/