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Driving conditions on Lake Trelipe?

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fishinbum

Heading up this weekend and thinking of hitting Lake Trelipe. Wondering if we will be able to get on the lake with a wheel house and how are the ice/snow conditions on the lake? Also, if there are any fishing reports it would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance!!

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Trelipe_King

Well first of all there's an upper and a lower trelipe, but as far as getting a wheel house out, there hasn't been a road plowed on lower trelipe this year and with the snow on the lake pulling a wheel house out might be a little difficult, however on upper there is a small road plowed out of the public access that just goes to some guys fish house. You might be able to go out from there and go off the road once you get out towards the middle of the lake where there isn't as much snow, but there may be some slush pockets. Well if you're up in that neck of the woods I'd consider heading over to leech, you'll probably have better luck there and can go out of a resort that has a plowed road out and can maybe score some tips on where to go to get some fish.

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fishinbum

Thanks Trelipe King. Might try a different lake with the ice conditions.

Good luck fishing!!

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