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Author Topic: Be careful on the ice  (Read 169 times)

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Offline GrandpaTom

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Beltrami County Sheriff's Office
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EARLY ICE…
Yes, people are already venturing on area lakes. Several people were on Lake Irving already. One of them reported ice was around two inches thick. While ice can never be considered 100% safe, four inches of new clear ice is recommended to walk on. 
We know people love fishing, but we hate ice water rescues.

Online roony

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My son lived a stones throw from Irving when he was in college. We did some fishing there one winter. I use to go out on some pretty sketchy ice when I was younger but no more.

Offline mike89

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same here roony...
a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

Offline LPS

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I remember carrying long branches with us in case we went down.  No way would I do that now.  Alcohol was involved and we caught some big fish.  Was central MN.

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Offline snow1

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Every year,early ice stories,first it's walker's then "who dares" to drive out first....