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On 12/24/2016 at 11:54 PM, FishingFL said:

 

I can't say going anywhere is good at this point. I haven't ventured around or drilled enough holes to comfortably say that. Will be interesting after tomorrow if we really do get rain storms too.

I'm hoping we'all be able to make good ice if the rain cleans the snow off the lakes. We definitely got a good amount of rain.

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The rain we had yesterday took care of the ice overnight, viewed from our shoreline on the west side of lake one, the ice is pretty much gone, can only see a few small patches of ice left out towards

Checked the ice yesterday, measured 13" a couple hundred yards from shore near downtown, the same location had 9" about a week ago.  Starting to see a few vehicles out there including some 1/2 ton tru

The edges of the weedline in 6-8' and also into the deeper edges have been turning a mixed bag of walleyes, bass and pike on Forest this week.  The 12-15' range has also produced a mixed bag of fish a

Was on 3rd again today. More ice than before the rain. About 8 inches of clear ice, 8-11 fow. 

 

Very slick out there with the snow gone. Watch your step! 

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What have you been seeing on 3rd? I live 3min from walk out on 1st but all I've gotten into is potato chips and smallish perch althea way out to 15fow.

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It's a mixed bag. I try to get away from the crowds that set up more in the chanel. If I'm just fishing for panfish and setting tip ups I stay in around 8-11 FOW.

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Was out on the first lake from 330-730 last night and found 7 inches of nice ice everywhere I went. Looked like someone put a truck tire through at the main launch though. Must have himself out as it was just a hole in about two ft of water. Idiot could've at least marked it as I almost stepped in it walking in.

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I haven't been out yet this year, but called MIke's bait for ice thickness... says there's 14" on 1, 2 and 3.  Can anyone confirm??  Thanks!

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Measured 17in of ice on 3rd Lake yesterday. Was in 12 fow, haven't drilled at all in deeper parts of the lake yet this season. 

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Brother was on lake 3 saturday. Didnt have a measurement on his scoop, but says it was thicker then 5 gallon bucket

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I'm guessing it's fine but just curious if there's any soft spots on the lake right now?  Going to head out tomorrow evening and am going to be lazy and drive out, not hauling the snowmobile up there.  Any areas I need to know about other than the usual spots?

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Hit Forest for the first time yesterday and again today. Found crappies deep, 20' plus and plenty of small bass jigging along the outside weed lines. 

 

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The rain we had yesterday took care of the ice overnight, viewed from our shoreline on the west side of lake one, the ice is pretty much gone, can only see a few small patches of ice left out towards the East side

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Thank you out @DP

 

Please keep us updated.

 

Thanks again sir.

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