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any predictions on first ice? I know some guys that braved walking out a couple weeks back and obviously we lost that ice with the last warm snap.

I am pretty much on vacation until after the 1st of the year hope to be getting out a bunch when we get some ice. Hoping to get some good old fashioned SD cast and blast days in before pheasant season closes.

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45 minutes ago, rundrave said:

any predictions on first ice? I know some guys that braved walking out a couple weeks back and obviously we lost that ice with the last warm snap.

I am pretty much on vacation until after the 1st of the year hope to be getting out a bunch when we get some ice. Hoping to get some good old fashioned SD cast and blast days in before pheasant season closes.

How far do you want to go? Once the wind goes down and the ice gets locked up, it appears that NE SD will have pretty good ice making weather over the next week. I would expect a good possibility for walkable ice up in the webster area by next weekend. Just need to get the sloughs locked up and keep the snow off of it!

 

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well last couple days were great, no wind, nice and cold at night and now we enter a mild spell again. One step forward 2 steps back. I am really itching to get out but thinks its going to be a few days yet if not longer.

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well I got an itch that needs scratching I may be heading out tomorrow for the first time if the wind doesn't wreck things today. Doesn't look like I need to get much further than Hwy 14 for walking out.

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