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Blainebob

Yes,where is a good place to start to look for them cats,,and what to use??

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so haaad

People were 4-wheeling on Horseshoe last week, but like Chemist and Icehawk suggested, use extreme caution if you do not know this waterbody. I walked out to the meth hole area from the 22 bridge. The walking was very easy because there's very little snow. However, there is still a little open water through most of the area between the islands that made it very tough to walk over. The actual meth hole is posted with signs again this year, so stay away if you see them.

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Ralph Wiggum

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People were 4-wheeling on Horseshoe last week, but like Chemist and Icehawk suggested, use extreme caution if you do not know this waterbody. I walked out to the meth hole area from the 22 bridge. The walking was very easy because there's very little snow. However, there is still a little open water through most of the area between the islands that made it very tough to walk over. The actual meth hole is posted with signs again this year, so stay away if you see them.


I echo what so haaad said. I walked from the bridge yesterday evening and there is still open water by the islands, so be very, very careful!

On a positive note, I picked up 4 walleye, 4 cats, a crappie, and a rock bass, so I had some fun. I had one cat at 26.5" and another at 24"--what fun!!!

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Tippman

Went out for a couple hours this evening in the rain. Ended up with 3 cats and 3 eyes. 12 inches of ice.

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steiger

any ice left up there?

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steiger

kinda off the subject of fishing but what is going on with lakeview resort? i heard the new owners are killing it? i hope there is no truth to this

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Skeets

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The ice ranges from 8-10 inches. Foot travel is easy and safer right now.


Icehawk, you been out since the rain?

Was wondering about the access off 71 onto Cedar Island. Are there any trouble spots in that area out to the islands?

Thanks buddy! grin.gif

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IceHawk

Skeets- You will be fine most of the water found a home and the top is good again. The 71 access is in good shape just hug the W side. Are you familiar with the winter access off of Cedar Island Rd (the picket fence easment)this is the one I have been useing alot it makes the distance a little shorter. Good luck If your after what I think your after you will find them! grin.gif

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Skeets

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Are you familiar with the winter access off of Cedar Island Rd


Yes, I am. I just thought there was more parking room at the public access.

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just hug the W side


Do you mean the north side of the channel/deep hole?

Maybe see you out there sometime!

Thanks! grin.gif

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IceHawk

Yes your right Skeets. I got my directions mixed up. grin.gif

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fishwax

I am hearing that it may be sold off into individually owned cabins. I own a rental cabin on the chain and I have been getting requests from families that have rented there (Lakeview) for years. I hope they will still sell gas and bait. I don't know if business slowed down for them or what but there seems to be a shortage of good accomodations for rent on the lake. If you hear anything let me know. I would be interested to hear what happened.

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