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GravelBar

Ice Fishing Has Started

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GravelBar

2:39pm a portable house and a 4 wheeler out of Chapmans Resort in Isle Bay.

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mrklean

4 wheeler on the ice already?

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GravelBar

3:20. Just pulled off the ice. No fun fishing when you are worrying about going down.

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      Guy drives up to the Marauder Boys n me on dock. Big new Ranger full up with toys.  “Yea hey...you live here?   Ya.  This is my place...my boyz...   ”Ya so just learning this rig an easy wondering if you Know where Northern or Pike Bay is”   We sure could....says me Musky T   After a minute “So you gonna tell me or what?”   Ohhhh ...you asked if I knew where that place is... an I do.   So guess you ment can I help YOU find it. You bet I can...   ”Well geeezz man no games here just where is it”   Well friend Yer In It sir.    North be that a way n sun sets in the West.   Keep on rocken!   Zoom.   They gone... 😎 Xena is always on guard n We Got This Corona Crap Under Control!!!   Enjoy they day n Tacos tonight!   T         
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    • lakesareaoutdoors
      Haha I knew putting in peeps in the video would set some people off! haha you love them our you hate them! Thanks for the views guys! 
    • tbetts1000
      I was just out on Daisy Bay and there is 9-10” of clear ice with 5-6” of very wet slush on top. Last week the same hole had 18” of ice with 6” of packed snow/slush. 
    • smalliehunter
      I've never chased panfish during the open water season.  I caught my first bluegill this winter, and have developed quite the crush on them.  What's your go to rod, length and action?  Plastics or bait?  Line type and lb?  Do you use a bobber?  Should I use same jigs as winter or plain hook? 
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      I remember the 10 o'clock news having a banner that said "Do you know where your kids are?"
    • Kettle
      There is still a lot of ice up here, it's getting darker obviously and on some really small bodies of water pulling away from shore but I know they are still running 4 wheelers on larger lakes
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