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Just checked the ice thickness 40 feet from shore on a bay I know froze very early in December.

There is a double layer of ice, a soft 2 inch top layer, about an inch or 2 of water, then just over 8 inches of ice that is very soft. frown.gif

The shoreline there has slush, but not as much slush as the snowmobile tracks by the Van Vac landing.

There is also a hole of open water about 100 feet from shore at Van Vac.

The snowmobile trail is staked, but I do not know the ice conditions out there. confused.gif

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JustinG

HaHa!!!

Did you check out from the "Top-Secret Landing"??? cool.gif

Did you get a load of that guy's face in the store who asked me where I was fishing to which my reply was "Super Secret Location." The look on his face when I said that was classic!!! smirk.gif

Justin

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Capt.Blaine

GO, what are your store hours this Monday?

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Capt.Blaine

About 9-4.

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JustinG,

Yep, got the road plowed. smile.gif

Not anywhere close to the amount of ice that should have been there!! frown.gif

Stop in tomorrow morning and we'll plan the recon mission. smirk.gif

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