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Snowmobile Conditions?


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Im coming up next week fishing out of Zipple and was thinking about bringing the sleds with mostly to run at night and do a little bar hopping.But I heard there was a lot of jagged ice near shore and it was treacherous.Is it still bad or has the snow covered most of it up? Thanks

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my buddies were up there yesterday and said theres alot of snow out on the lake and its a blast. lots of puffy powder to run in. there are still the jagged ice so you still have to be careful but the snow isn't hard at all so thats nice they said.

very good sledding out right now just have to be careful too!

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Great year for sleds again. Guess I picked a bad year to buy a new wheeler... sold the sled and trailer year before last... duh!

Eventually I will get it right!

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BE CAREFUL

I saw 6" slabs standing on end up to 3' high. Some of these areas are far from shore.

Thats what I was worried about.I dont want to put a ice berg threw the belly pan.It sounds like it may be getting pretty cold next week anyway.Maybe I will just wait till the end of the month as I am heading back up there for a trip out to Oak Island on sleds.That way we can just run the trail.Thanks

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With the snow as nice as it is this year I would even reccomend taking a half or full day off of ice fishing to ride the trails in the N.W. Angle area. Some of the nicest scenery around and beautifully groomed lake trails.

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The trails are groomed and smooth and sweet. Perfect for

riding. Cross country trail blazing always has surprizes.

You couldnt get a better winter for riding.

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We will probably do some riding up at the angle at night after fishing.It is always nice to have transportation up there as we are renting a house and dont want to rely on the bombers.If the weather cooperates we might do some reef hoping during the day to.Sounds like the fishing has been pretty consistant up there which it normally is.Gonna be a fun time.I havnt been up to LOW for a few years.But with gas a little cheaper I have about 4-5 trips planned up there.

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Can anyone tell me where the groomed snowmobile trail starts that heads out to Oak Island or does it start at several places on the lake.Is it well marked with directions to Oak Island? Ill also be bringing my GPS and chip so maybe I will look up the coordinates for Oak Island just in case the weather gets bad.

I also learned last fall that a lot of the rock reefs like Knight etc. people tend to fish way off of them rather than on top of them.Do the fish tend to hold more to structure in the winter?We might hit a few reefs out that way on the way in and out if the weather isnt to bad.Thanks

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Can anyone tell me where the groomed snowmobile trail starts that heads out to Oak Island or does it start at several places on the lake.Is it well marked with directions to Oak Island? Ill also be bringing my GPS and chip so maybe I will look up the coordinates for Oak Island just in case the weather gets bad.

I also learned last fall that a lot of the rock reefs like Knight etc. people tend to fish way off of them rather than on top of them.Do the fish tend to hold more to structure in the winter?We might hit a few reefs out that way on the way in and out if the weather isnt to bad.Thanks

There is a marked trail starting from around wheelers point. You can't miss it. It is marked with stakes every 30-40 feet all the way to the angle. There is another trail that leaves out of warroad and eventually meets up with the wheelers trail somewhere south of oak island.

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The Warroad trail used to start at the river and then go to Springsteel and then head across the lake from there. I think it still does that.

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