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Open Water On Area Lakes

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    Warning to the early ice fishers. Several lakes on the Buffalo area still have open water in the center or along different edges.

Swans and geese seems to be keeping these the open patches.  There has been guys going out on the smaller lakes without open water.

I had seen open areas on Buffalo, Constance, Deer and Dean. Bill at Bj's on Clearwater say the west basin just iced over Nov. 20

BJ's  Bait and Tackle shop will start winter hours Nov. 28 looking forward to getting out.


  Be aware the beaver has been busy at clearwater lake, bay club access chewing down several trees.


I am still doing Taxidermy and may do a few Guided ice fishing trips.    Jiggin Jim  612-644-7567

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Last night Beebe still had two open spots out from the landing and west of the big island. Swans/Geese, rain and warm wind are probably the culprits there. Near the landing looks ok, so it could be deceiving if you head out when it does finally ice over. 

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Lake Stella and Manuella where open as of this morning

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Bluegill Dan

Anyone know how the ice is doing on Dean Lake?

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