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Posted: 27 December 2012 10:49 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Just wondering if any one has checked ice thickness any places North of Peoria, South of Interstate 80.
Talked to a friend that was out fishing yesterday up by Dekalb.  “HEARD” supposedly thru a few mouths that a few guys have been out in the Lasalle/Peru area?????

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Posted: 27 December 2012 11:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Looking forward to good ice just haven’t seen any yet in east central…. some ponds are just starting to ice over but not nearly thick enough to support me yet…with the forecast perhaps it will not be long.

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Posted: 27 December 2012 02:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I have not heard of anyone out on the ice in L/P.  MAYBE on some farm ponds but things are just starting to ice up.  I know the canals are still open for the most part as well.

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Posted: 27 December 2012 06:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Thin and dangerous here in the central part of the state unless you’re a squirrel!!

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Posted: 27 December 2012 11:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Drove through Shabbona over last week-end—totally open except for right by the shore.  Bait shop there has been posting that they were hopping to be open by this weekend, but I can’t see how that could realistically happen.  Did notice some small ponds this morining that were iced over though.

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Posted: 30 December 2012 10:15 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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checked a nice size farm pond yesterday outside Henry IL and maybe had 2 1/2 inches.  I think tomorrow will be 3 plus inches.  I will check again this evening.

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Posted: 31 December 2012 12:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Haven’t checked everywhere the few ponds I did check this weekend are not ready, hoping for the 1st weekend in the new year but not so sure at this point. There is ice but I would like to see 4” before I go…

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Posted: 31 December 2012 11:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Checked a pond out today had 3” suppose to get real cold tonite so im sure more by morning

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Posted: 01 January 2013 11:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Fished yesterday on a farm pound in west central Marshall County and had 3.5 - 4.0 inches

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