2020 Hard Water Fishing

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  1. Sota

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    Going to test the ice today going to remove more "buck thorn" and "red cedar" from the shoreline on the bay. Have a small cedar I am going to drop on the ice.
     
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    That’s a good day MNhunter
     
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    I love everything outdoors, but ice fishing is one thing I've never been able to try simply because I never have and never will live anywhere it gets cold enough for the lakes to freeze that thick.

    I'm kind of jealous of you guys.
     
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    Damn!!.
    I love fresh cold water fish but its always a joy bringing a package of it too elderly people.

    What were they hitting on?
     
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    Now that’s a limit!!!

    Better check the slot size tho!
     
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    We were the first group at “center bar” on red lake. It’s the spot everyone wants to get to early ice.

    Group of 10-15 of us got our limit in less than an hour and just had fun fishing. Beautiful fish. We were letting 20 inchers go almost all day.


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    Going to drill a hole this morning to see how thick the ice is. 2-1/4" a younger me would have fished on it.
     
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    It’s not worth a bath!
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    It sure isn't plus the Packers play at 3, they are on TV.
     
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    Rock lake off Hwy 10 south of Rice they have portables out on the lake fishing on 4" of ice in 12' of water. Lake I live on is 60' deep lots of deep water 20' plus depth so the ice is thiner, not a lot of ice going to be made this week. Supposed to snow friday hopefully we have 4" of ice before the insulation falls from the sky.
     
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    Hey you can take the wheeler out to a preset up heated house, heck even if you get a little cold getting set up within 15 minutes after the heat is on you are sitting in the house in a t shirt.
     
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    Son in law is heading over going to try to fish in 10-12' of water luckily it is close to shore here. Heck it just gives me an excuse to cook and play with the grandson.
     
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    Crap I love that we are shortening winter with every warm day but it is going to be 50 Wednesday and snowing on Friday, not good for making ice.
     
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    Son in law has the vexlar and auger guess I will get the aqua view camera.
     
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    Up at red lake again for the next 3 days. Will likely be my last time here. After this weekend this lake will not be the same with the amount of people here. Will report tomorrow with the fishing report.

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    Good Lick!!
     
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    Ackward
     
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    What is the body count and BAL?
     
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    GOOD LUCK!!

    Frickin Siri!!! She just asked me “Do you kissed your mother with that mouth”
     
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