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hunt&fish89

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with all this rain there is no way that i will be driving out on the ice anymore this year. i guess this hard water season will be short as the open water season fast approaching.

be careful on the ice...bring those life jackets

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I think you'll be suprised how the lakes shape up. There was a lot of ice before this rain. We still got plenty of cold weather ahead of us. There will be trucks on the lake all over this weekend.

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There will be plenty of ice for driving yet i bet people can and will be driving trucks on the lake for another month yet lets not forget its only February 10th and we live in MN there is plenty of cold weather still to come unfortunately

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I think the ice will be better after the temp gets back to normal!! No more snow on the ice will lighten the weight on the ice and the bonus water on the lake now will freeze and make the ice thicker. Or at worst it will seep in and the ice will still be better than with the snow on it after we freeze back up in a few days. Can't wait to get around without beating the truck. Just got off the lake about a hour ago and blocked the house up a bit but other than about 3 inces of water on the lake I still have 22" of great ice!

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I am using the wheeler the rest of the season. It's all studded, ready for the slippery/no snow conditions. I don't want to find a hole that was put in the ice from all the rain water toileting down. Better safe than sorry, I want to go home to see my children after fishing.

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ya i think im finally gonna have to break down and get some of those spikes for boots, id have a fun time pullin a fully loaded grand caravan without em

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When was the last time you were on the lake???

How offen do you go on the lake???

Every lake is different in different part of the state, How much rain did you get??

In waterville its under a .5", Yes people have to watch out where they are going.

Let us know how the ice is in 10 days o.k.

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I use my wheeler pretty much all winter. Drive the truck a few times, but mainly the wheeler. I'm sure it will be safe for a while yet. Cold is coming back and this isn't really melting the ice.

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The access is where the problems usually start. I'd be cautious, but it is only the second week of February. Once we start seeing those teens at night the ice/water will refreeze.

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