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dice21

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has anyone been out on buffalo this week just wondering what the lake conditions are like?and if the crappies are moving shallower or still in deeper water? any input would be great.

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MG - Fishin'

The lake has a lot of water on top as of yesterday afternoon. What I can tell you is that the teenage kids that just got their license are out in full affect on the ice. There was some Yahoo's on the couthouse side that decided it would be fun to whip shi**ies on the ice in his Ford Taurus. So fishing must've been slow for them since they were obviously not doing a whole lot of fishing. This is good to see when the rest of us want to fish and are there for that reason about the time of year when we're trying to concentrate on the shallower water too! Then his buddy driving Mom's PT Cruiser came out and also thought we were in Brainerd at B.I.R. This is not the time of year (there isn't a good time in my opinion) to be flying around on the ice and being an idiot about it. I'll take any over/under anyone wants on how soon someone's vehicle goes swimming out there. I'm going within the next week for Buffalo if not this weekend. I just might have to go out there this weekend with my gear, a 12 pack, and a life jacket to throw at 'em and ask if that water is cold still. Then give them a little talk afterwards that their parents obviously didn't have with them. Watch out if you go and good luck!

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dice21

yeah me and a neighbor were out there last night to. those kids where probally 60 yards away from us. we ended up leaving with 12 crappies all about 9-10.5" the normal 45 min window caught bigger crappies in 10' suspended in about 20' of water. might be the last trip out in a vehicle.thanks for the reply.

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jigginjim

How was the ice looking?

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eyebjim

I was out there on saturday 4:30-8. The ice wasn't bad. There was a lot of breaking thru ice bubbles that were about 3-4 inches deep because there was water on the ice from the snow melt. The Ice was thick and in good condition. I tried to drill thru one spot that was so thick that only the center point of the auger went thru. It hasn't gotten any thinner yet and it was good and solid.

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rockman

Good ice report,eyebjim. Folks,ice condition reports are a big help to all of us, so go ahead and add any new info., as it becomes available.

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JIGGIN'

Anything recent on the ice here at buffalo???

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jigginjim

how deep are you fishing?

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fishinalot

Best bite seems to be around 10-12' after dark.

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