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Time for a road trip!
Posted: 31 December 2011 11:12 PM   [ Ignore ]
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OK this weather is driving me nuts!!!

I have got everything I need and ready to go ice fish,,,,and no flippin ice.  I guess its time to go north. Tryin to talk my buddies to go to Wisconsin next weekend. I have been reading ice reports everyday for the last week and a half.  Looks like the good ice and decent fishing is north of Stevens Point.

I just need to figure out which lake to go to first!

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Posted: 01 January 2012 11:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I live in NW illinois about 50 miles from the WI border and as of today, we only have skim ice, but with lows at 19, 12, 23 for the next 3 nights, i would have to think we will have some ice after that.

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Posted: 01 January 2012 12:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Ya but its going to warm up again by the end of the week. Even with this short cold spell coming I still don’t see us having good ice for fishing real soon,,,,I won’t fish on less than 5” of ice! Please keep us all informed about the ice up there. The shorter I can make the trips the more I can fish:)!

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Posted: 01 January 2012 02:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Ok, will do.  I am going to be on the river for most of the day tomorrow so i will keep you posted.

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Posted: 02 January 2012 08:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Welp, the entire Mississippi is basically froze today.  We backed the boat in the water and the ice barely broke and was about 1 1/2 inches thick, we decided to goose hunt the fields then, which was disappointing considering we have been doing real good on river.  With the temps down to 13 tonight, i am sure there will be ice fisherman out tomorrow.  If it were me, i would wait, but people will be out.

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