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Anything good happening on Ash lake? I am planning on doing some pan fishing up there in a couple weeks. Or is there a better lake in that area that would be better for doing some angling? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance to anybody who can point me in a good direction.

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upnorth

I have not been out there for about 2 weeks but the ice was about 2 feet then. We didn't do well the day we were out there either, but that was right after a cold front so... But there weren't any plowed roads either so if you don't have a snowmobile or 4 wheel drive expect a bit of a hike in the snow smile.gif

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Can anyone tell me how thick the ice is up there? Do I need an extension?

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Thanks for the info upnorth. Do they usually plow roads out there or isn't it that much of a fished lake? Is there any other good lakes in the area that I should take into consideration? Thanks again for the info!

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upnorth

It is not a heavily fished lake. I don't usually fish over there but some of the other lakes that are supposed to be doing well are Pelican and Kab, and maybe either Elephant or blackduck.

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fishkab

Jigstick, Just a note to let you know that you should be prepared for lots of deep snow on any of the lakes here. None of the lakes mentioned have plowed roads. The snow is three to four feet deep and not a lot of activity going on right now. A snowmobile and small portable is about the only way to go here now. Good Luck Fishkab

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jigstick44

Thanks guys! The info. is much appreciated. It makes for a little more figuring about the trip but at least I now know ahead of time. Thanks again! If you hear of anything more that would make my weekend more pleasant please let me know. I am heading up the 20th -22nd. Thanks!

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I am heading up this weekend, is there anything that has changed from the last postings? We are bringing up a couple of snowmobiles because of all the snow on the lakes that I was told about before. Any other advice would help. How has the bite been on Ash lake? Is there a certain area that I should look for? What about a bait shop? Is there there any around Ash lake? Once again, all of the replies are greatly appreciated! Thanks and good luck if and when you go out!

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bman

i have no info on how the fishing has been as I haven't been up that way for some time. I do know that there is a bait shop/phillips 66 in cold springs about 4 or five miles up the highway north of ash lake. Otherwise the gateway store up at kab has bait too. The gateay is a about 15 miles north of ash though so that maybe out of the quetion. Perhaps a back up option.

Bman

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