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monstermoose78

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Rancid Crabtree

extended forecasts look good up north. We won't have fish-able ice in the metro until at least the 2nd weed in December assuming no dramatic temp changes. The big Expo is Dec1-3 but temps look promising ~1.5hrs north. I wonder if the ability to go fishing might impact the amount of traffic at the show!

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monstermoose78

Bummer 

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JIvers

Second week of December is looking good for southern Minnesota, if the current long range forecasts are close to accurate. Maybe even the first week of the month with a little luck.

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Dirtyfisheyes

By the look of the forecast, single digit lows at night and no snow. Should it be safe to say that the first of December would be safe for snow machines? Itching to make the trip. Also any recommendations for lodging would be helpful 

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1968

2 hours north of town is ready! Went a ways out drilling my way on two different lakes yesterday. 4 inches on one, 5 on the other, as far as I felt like walking. The 4 inch one was all 4, the 5 incher was 8 near shore and I U turned the car on ice when I left! This is going to be a very long 3 day week.. 

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JIvers

It is too early to get excited, but it looks like that first cold snap of the winter may get her a couple days earlier than was predicted a week or so ago.

In southern Minnesota, highs next week are now forecast to dip below freezing and stay there after Wednesday, with lows around ten degrees after that. Without too much wind, or snow falling on that new ice, I may just be able to drive up and hit some lakes around Faribault or Waseca by the weekend of December 8-9.

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AlwaysFishing23

Buddy and I got out last weekend on a bigger bay off a bigger lake  and we had a solid 6 1/4 inches everywhere we Checked. Ending up getting a few perch and a few pike on tip ups and even a bonus 20 inch walleye! Not looking like it will be this weekend but hopefully next weekend with whether and family plans to get out again. If you wanted to get out this weekend and your looking for a lake to fish with very safe ice yet with this weeks warm up and wind let me know I’ll tell you. 

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monstermoose78

I am going to set another get together once we get some good ice who would come

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eyeguy 54

sounds like fun moose!

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ZachD

Ill come if I can make it where you thinking?

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monstermoose78

Not sure yet where. I have the find some fish

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Wanderer
On 11/29/2017 at 6:29 PM, monstermoose78 said:

I am going to set another get together once we get some good ice who would come

If I can make it, can I bring fishing gear this time?

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monstermoose78
34 minutes ago, Wanderer said:

If I can make it, can I bring fishing gear this time?

That would be great 

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ZachD

was out after thanksgiving but with this warm spell I will wait until this cold snap comes next tues and see how things are on the weekend after

 

I hear isle bay has 6 inches of ice right now and its holding up good

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Wanderer

One of my potential plans was to get on some ice this weekend.  My wife said “no” but she also says I don’t listen very well. ;)

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JIvers

I think we're going to come up a tiny bit short for good ice in southern Minnesota for the weekend of December 9-10. If the forecasts right now hold some bays and very small secluded lakes south of the Cities could be safe for walking, but it is probably not worth my time and gas to drive up there.

The weekend of the 16th is looking very good for the entire state of Minnesota. :)

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Rick G
23 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

Not sure yet where. I have the find some fish

 

On 11/29/2017 at 6:29 PM, monstermoose78 said:

I am going to set another get together once we get some good ice who would come

Me;)

Lake we ended last season on usually has pretty decent early ice... Nice walleyes in that lake too

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eyeguy 54

looking forward to popping back up there asap. :) 

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monstermoose78

Ok let’s do it 

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Wanderer
1 hour ago, Rick G said:

 

Me;)

Lake we ended last season on usually has pretty decent early ice... Nice walleyes in that lake too

About 30 minutes from me.  

 

 

No, I wasn’t there last year.

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JIvers

Not liking my chances of making a GTG this year, but will keep my fingers crossed.

Speaking of crossing fingers, the predicted temps for the next week just keep getting lower...

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Rick G
2 minutes ago, JIvers said:

 

Speaking of crossing fingers, the predicted temps for the next week just keep getting lower...

Yes they are:D

 

@monstermoose78. Let's get a plan together

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Dirtyfisheyes

I’m ready 

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monstermoose78
1 hour ago, Rick G said:

Yes they are:D

 

@monstermoose78. Let's get a plan together

Alright let’s do this

The ice will be in trouble with us and the big batteries 

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monstermoose78
18 minutes ago, Dirtyfisheyes said:

I’m ready 

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Nice shack 

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