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West Fox Lake Ice, Crow Wing County

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faunch

I'm going ice fishing with some buddies this weekend and I'm wondering if anybody knows the conditions of West Fox in Crow Wing County on County Hwy 1? Was up there over Christmas and had about 10-12" of ice on it. I know it's suppose to be warm today and tomorrow and then a big cool down. Any help would be great.

Thanks!

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ozzie

drove by it yesterday and out of the landing there were a few houses along the shoreline fishing but it didn't seem like there were any houses out on the main lake....hope this helps...good luck and report how ya do.

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We've had an Ice Castle on the south bay of West Fox (just east of the peninsula) since Christmas. Like I said there was 10-12" of ice two weeks ago some I'm fairly confident there is good ice. We caught about 4 or 5 good sized northerns, 1 large mouth and lost a couple of large walleyes last time. Hoping for some good fortune this Friday thru Sunday.

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Weather was nice this weekend...fishing was ok. One of the guys in our group got two 18-20" Walleyes. Caught a handful of little perch and a couple more Northerns. 16" inches of and a number of pickups driving out.

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Faunch that is a low number high quality fish lake in my research...I have a love for the lake as it produced my 30" walleye with some dumb luck the first time I came to the lake in search of crappies on early ice and was told not a chance go for walleye and I might just get one but they promised I wouldn't catch a crappie where I was able to get to with the conditions so I went for walleye with a jigging rap and caught the 30"....biggest walleye to date and that was in 2008. Good Luck I might give it a try this weekend for a morning bite

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