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Author Topic: Forecast Looks Good for Making Ice  (Read 695 times)

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Offline lakeofthewoodsmn

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On the south end...  It's a waiting game.  Hoping for cold temps and calm winds.  This past week saw some strong winds blow ice around the basin, eating up some of the thinner ice that had formed.  Forecast looks promising to lock things up in the very near future.  Resorts are monitoring ice conditions on Four Mile Bay, Zippel Bay and various areas of the shoreline.  It's important to wait until they say it's good to go and stay on their marked trails when it is time.  Resorts and outfitters monitor ice conditions now and throughout the season daily.  Some spearing and angling for pike in back bays. 

On the Rainy River...   The river is covered in most places with a layer of ice.  Most ice fishing is done on the main lake during the ice season where there isn't current.  There can be some good ice fishing on the Rainy, but with current in the river, work through a resort for safety.

Up at the NW Angle...  With the border closure, NW Angle Resorts and Community have pulled together and will have an ice road up to the Angle so anglers can access resorts.  The NW Angle Guest Ice Road ice access on the south end will be at Springsteel Resort.  More info on Facebook @nwaiceroad. 

The Angle is iced over and resorts are monitoring ice thickness.  Some resorts have been checking for walleyes in a few spots having good success.  It's not ready yet, but the ice is coming along nicely.  A complete list of lodging and ice fishing packages available at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging

« Last Edit: December 12/01/20, 05:41:00 PM by HD »

Offline Jerkbiat

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Not sure what he is smoking. But the forecast is looking fairly warm for the next week to 10 days.  :crazy:
Hey look your bobber is up!

Offline LPS

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That is what I saw too JB.  29 today and then low to mid 30s for a week.

Offline Gunner55

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We're gonna be 40* or more 'til next Thursday down here & TWC has low to mid-30's for the cabin then too. :confused:
Life............. what happens while your making other plans. John Lennon

Offline Jerkbiat

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Good old Joe Henry putting lipstick on  a pig I guess I would call it. Funny how last spring they wanted no one to come up here because of the ronas. Now cases are higher the they are already pushing the tourism to have people come up here.  :crazy:
Hey look your bobber is up!

 

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