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G I Mike

Warroad Ice / Fishing Report?

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G I Mike

Anyone getting on the lake at Warroad? Looking for a Ice report and/or a fishing report from that area. Thanks in advance.

Mike

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LakeoftheWoods

both izzys and reel adventures have moved their houses out to 5 mile. sounds like fishing has been decent

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G I Mike

Thank's Lake. Anyone else got a report?

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fiskyknut

Fishing/Catching quite good pm yesterday and today.

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G I Mike

Frisky,

How deep / far out?

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Ballyhoo

Keep in mind there was still 100' of open water off of Springsteel 9 days ago

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UPnorthFISHING

bob found open water yesterday halfway between springsteel and southtip

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northerndave

Check your email upnort

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G I Mike

UPnorth and jkb,

Thanks for the ice reports. anyone know what access/road they are using to get to 5 mile? Swift Ditch?

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pooly_31

its pretty sketchy getting around on this end of the lake. i was able to get out far enough last weekend and just hammered the eyes. easily the best quality of fish i've ever had ice fishing. best was 25" but also had 4 more slot fish and probably 30 eyes in the 17-19" range, zero dinks.

Although we were able to find a hotspot i would not recommend anyone just heads out there and across the lake. we had to cross an open crack or two and could really tell when we were crossing the freshly frozen over crack. extreme caution should be used when traveling on the west side of the lake this year. Lots of ice chunks and shards sticking up that would create a real headache for you in a hurry on an ATV or snowmobile.

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