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First Ice?

Posted By: JoeyWilley

First Ice? - 11/19/2016 07:43 PM

Anyone finding fishable ice? Lets see some pics!
Posted By: WalleyeWyatt

Re: First Ice? - 11/20/2016 09:47 PM

Not fishable yet, But I heard Upper Red has ice 10 feet out from the shoreline and the bemidji area is gettin ready to freeze up.
Posted By: Stratocasterdave

Re: First Ice? - 12/09/2016 01:58 PM

Saw a couple guys on a Metro lake yesterday! Couldn't have been more than an inch. Crazy! But it's starting!
Posted By: MikeLind

Re: First Ice? - 12/09/2016 02:04 PM

I know of a few guys spearing around Bemidji area already. Im in Grand rapids and things are closing up fast. Small lakes are iced over already with the temps these last 2 days.
Posted By: Backlash 365

Re: First Ice? - 12/10/2016 03:03 PM

I checked 6 lakes in the Alexandria area this morning, with an average of 2-3" of ice. Couple more days and we should be good to go.
Posted By: beaverman05

Re: First Ice? - 12/12/2016 11:15 AM

Haven't been out yet personally but a few buddy's caught fish on some of the smaller lakes this weekend. I'll giver a try this afternoon.
Posted By: Scott O.

Re: First Ice? - 12/12/2016 06:42 PM

All lakes here in the Black Hills have at least 4", though most have more now. The larger lakes still have spotty ice on the main bodies, but the bays are good to go. The smaller lakes and ponds have around 6+" now thanks to this cold snap.
Posted By: Naturboy

Re: First Ice? - 12/13/2016 12:40 PM

I was out in central Mn. and found 5 3/4" of ice, No fish to brag about but really nice to be out.
Posted By: MikeLind

Re: First Ice? - 12/13/2016 04:34 PM

Up here in the Grand Rapids, MN area there are lakes with 6+" already and other larger lakes with less. I was out spearing Sunday and there was a good 5-6" of ice. A cop in town told me an ATV went through the ice on Pokegama Lake (large lake) already Monday morning. There are perm shacks out already on some local smaller lakes.
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