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jiggineyes

How is the ice? any reports would be great! thnks in advance!

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wishing for walleyes

I drove by there on friday afternoon.Open water along the north shore at the conservation boat landing.There was a bunch of guys out there.They went out from everette park.Cant tell you how much ice there is.

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tcroz

Fox is a very sketchy lake right now. Three factors 1) Unseasonably warm weather and strong winds 2) Power plant has been running more than ever 3) A couple thousand geese are on the lake. Open water in several spots and thin ice in others. There is 10 inches of ice on the east end in spots. I fished it the other night and the bite was slow. Has been the story all year a few here and there. In all honesty Fox needed this kind of year, it got pounded last year. If you go out take your time and be safe. Good Luck!!!

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mr_jman

There was about 6" of ice over Christmas, but the bite was non-existant!

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courtlandpond

What's the latest info from Fox? Ice thickness?

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perchlips

10-12" out from DNR landing. was there last nite 1-22-12, some guy put his

truck in right at the landing, so becareful

perchlips

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courtlandpond

Great.. crazy

10-12 sounds better. Hoping to get down there at least once this winter.

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tcroz

I left the lake last night at 6:00 pm and drove right over that spot. It was sloppy, but no problem getting through it. Awfully slushy there today. I think if you took a hard left at the entrance and drove shoreline to solid ice you'd be fine. Did not try it but looks like it SHOULD work. I make no promises though!! Ice seems to be 11-12 on the east end. Pulled our house out Sat. morning with a full size pick-up. There is an ice heave running NW to SE in the middle of the lake I would not recommend going across the lake if you are unfamiliar with this heave. Bite was awfully slow for us this weekend....

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wishing for walleyes

10-12" out from DNR landing. was there last nite 1-22-12, some guy put his

truck in right at the landing, so becareful

perchlips

There was open water at the dnr shore on 1-16-12 right at the boat landing.Ice cant to to thick at the boat landing.

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perchlips

Tcroz,

did you see the the tree branches sticking out of the water by the

landing? that's were the truck dropped in.

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tcroz

Yep I sure did...that was the exact spot I drove over at 6:00 pm. I heard the guy was going awfully fast and took out the rear end of his truck. It is only a foot or two deep there i would guess. Want to move my house so am going to look at options for getting off the lake!!!

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pascooter94

hows the ice, would like to try it friday.

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