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Truck through on Buffalo


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North access. In front of triangle park. Drove into an area that was clearly marked thin ice. All the wooden stakes going out into the lake that are drilled holes that have been measured to have 12-14 inches. I talked to the guy who drilled them

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sorry but this guy gets no sympathy from me unless he didn't see any of the warning signs for some reason..Even then i'd still be very cautious considering what this ice season has been like so far!!

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so what does a guy do in this situation? can a tow truck get them out or will they even try? Just curious not many frozen lakes in Phoenix

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take a few atv's with winches out there. About 50 yards ahead of the atv you drill two holes fairly close to eachother. Feed the winch line through one hole and out the other. Connect the line that came out the second hole to the main line. Connect a tow strap from the truck to the atv and start wheeling in the winches. Never seen it done with a truck but watched a couple fish houses get fished out using this method.

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Heard about it at the bait shop this morning. Maybe didn't see the signs. Sure was alot of trucks on the lake tonight.

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Good noone was hurt.

A few cold days after iffy ice and now we can drive wherever??????? I guess this does not suprise me. All winter so many are taking huge chances!

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it never fails. there is atleast one a year that goes in out there. people seem to forget there is springs in that area. but how did this person not see the signs and just because we have had a few cold days the ice didn't thicken up that much and even if it did this year has been a bad year for ice with all the warm days then the refreezing. this had to weaken the ice to some degree you would think.

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Saw something on FB about this. It's a teenager who put the truck through. He said he didnt see the signs cause it was dark. Him and one passenger got out okay.

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I was talking with his girl who following in her blazer. He had told them the signs had been there most of the winter. Nothing to worry about. He was going to lead the way toshow them how to get off the lake.

Going to need alot of lumber, to build a teepee hanging pole. That can lift truck set it onsome slids to pull it away from hole.

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Never noticed any springs right there, the whole west shore has alot of springs along it. From shore it looks like he is right where the bar comes up, shallow there with big rocks in that area am guessing with all the warm weather we had soaked up to much heat in that area.

Bummer for the guy either way.

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