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I am curious about the ice conditions on the south-east side (Mcquoids/Mac's Twin Bay). We are staying in one of Mcquoids super 8's this weekend and are wondering about vehicle travel on the lake (SUV'S). I read earlier that there is 11-13", but is it good ice? Anyone who knows please respond, Thanks, The GREAT ONE #99.

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I was out of Mcquoids the weekend after Christmas and there was a good 15". They let everybody drive out to road "d". I had the 10 holer in about 13' and ended up with a dozen nice perch and 1 C&R eye. Have fun!!

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The ice is about 16-18 inches out of MTB! There has been full size trucks driving on there for a couple weeks now. I drove my Ranger out there and parked it next to the house (10x18) and the water stayed in the holes! I would be more worried about finding nice size fish then the ice if you stay on the plowed roads!

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Thanks for the ice condition update, I'll let you know how we did when we return.

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