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opsirc

was out on fish lake tonight. it is getting frustrating watching all those fish on the graph come up look at the bait and swim away. only managed one keeper.

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jwmiller33

crappie?

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Northlander

Go small young man. I mean real small. The smallest jig and waxie or plastic you have and a good spring bobber rod. 2# test.

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FishinVeteran

Hey guys,

I was just wondering if anyone could give me a report on how the ice is holding up to all this warm weather and rain out there on fish? My house is out there and wouldn'tcha know it my trucks inop so I can't even pull it off. Just gettin a little anxious watchin the rain come down out there. I'm sure with the ice as thick as it's been it'll be awhile yet, but anyone care to reassure me a little?

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BD110

FishinVeteran,

As of today I'm unable to give you a report on the ice. I can however help you out with your truck troubles. If you need a hand getting your house off of the lake I'm sure I can make that happen for you just let me know.

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Surface Tension

Your shack should be fine. The snow on the lakes and trails has zero flotation. Whether on foot, sled, wheeler, or truck you'll be down to the frozen layer of slush or ground. I wouldn't take a sled out or a wheeler right now or drive off the roads with a truck. Thats today, if this rain keeps up it might start running into cracks and open them up. Or worse yet, start to loosen up that layer of slush. Still if your house is blocked up it'll be OK till things firm up.

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FishinVeteran

Awesome! Thanks for the info guys!

I still have the car and my house isn't too far off the beaten path, so maybe I'll have to go out there in the morning and raise it up a little more. My main concern was with the warm weather melting the ice enough that driving on it would be unsafe. Sounds like maybe I was just being a little paranoid though. As mentioned before I'm very new to ice fishing, so I'm really relying on the "better safe" method.

Thanks much for the offer BD110! I'm in the process of repairin the jeep, so I hope I won't have to take you up on it, but it's awesome to have such quick support from you guys!

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fatter1

be careful on the roads too, a friend of mine took his house off on sunday and said one of the roads was under 12+ inches of water, not sure where abouts he was talking about so you might want to check in with high banks before venturing out in a car

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Northlander

Ya I would recomend getting houses off at least for a while until we get a good freeze. with all this rain, warm weather and 30 mph winds out of the west things will surely get slushier than they alreday are. Some of the roads are inpassible due to deep water and slush on them.

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BD110

opsirc,

You stated that your getting frustrated about the lack of a good bite. If this wether keeps up there will be many more of us that will be joining in on your frustration. cry

I'm guessing it's going to be very rough just to get out fishing let alone trying to get them to bite. I'm sure there will be better days ahead. I hope we will not have to wait until soft water. That would be a bummer.

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