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Optimax Man

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Permanent House owners beware of the warm windy conditions. I fished Sunday night South of Richmond and left my house on the lake. I used a 10" auger. I went out last night to block my house up, because I figured there would be a significant amount of water on the ice. I was right. Water was up to the running boards on the 4- wheeler in areas. The thing that scared me was my 10" holes were now about 2ft diameter due to the warm wind and standing water. Needless to say my house got pulled out of there. With warm windy conditions again today please use extreme caution on the ice. Drilled holes will expand.

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I know what you're saying. I saw a couple 10" holes on Monday that were drilled on the weekend and they looked like garbage can lids!

I fished in them and it felt like I was open water fishing.

Careful out there folks!

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