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Harty

Can anybody give an update on the following lakes. Can you travel by 4x4 trucks. Planning a trip in two weeks any info would be appreciated.

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Harty

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jimmygrip

Was out on Ottertail on Friday and there is a significant amount of snow. I was running my snowmobile and pulling my clam. That worked just fine bit I think a low profile 4x4 or any other vehicle may have a hard time if they go off the beaten path.

Fishing was slow only 2 eyes and a few perch on fatheads.

JIMMYGRIP

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Harty

Thanks Jimmy for the info.

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P Floyd DSoM

OT still has some thin spots (12" or less) so I'd use caution and stay to plowed roads. Big Pine is really bad. There were two trucks stuck out off Hamburger Hollow yesterday. Lots of snow and way too much slush. Be ready to dig yourself out and for your feet to be in water.

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