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member (41)member
12/08/2021 11:34AM  
Anyone have updates on lake ice depth? Headed up in a week and a half if possible, but with the warm fall we had I'm not sure how things are looking,

Much appreciated!

(Just watched Tuscarora's video so maybe that answers my question, looks decent)
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distinguished member (428)distinguished memberdistinguished memberdistinguished member
12/09/2021 08:40AM  
Spent a few nights on a shallow 4-500 acre lake last weekend. before the snow I found 4.5 to 8 inches of perfectly clear ice. The snow really drifted up, some areas had near bare ice while others had over a foot of snow. We ran into multiple slushy areas heading off the lake.
senior member (69)senior membersenior member
12/12/2021 04:38PM  
Around Ely many of the lakes have 7-9- inches.
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