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Author Topic: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE  (Read 1122 times)

dachmation

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ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« on: Dec 16, 2011, 02:40 PM »
ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
 There is 3" of ice just off the North Shore, I didnt go any further then 20 ft out cause it was just fringe ice till last Night. There was more over the weekend but most of it went with the rain and warm temps. Yeehaw! It appears to be totally capped off.

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #1 on: Dec 16, 2011, 03:00 PM »
Cool Beans!
Anyone know if Lake Margrethe usually freezes around the same time or if it's frozen now as well?
Hoping to get up there around Christmas or a little after.

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #2 on: Dec 16, 2011, 03:03 PM »
Its quite a bit deeper so may take longer. Just be Safe!

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #3 on: Dec 16, 2011, 03:51 PM »
Thanks for the report Dach....

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #4 on: Dec 16, 2011, 04:00 PM »
Your welcome Skull!!  Good to hear from you.

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #5 on: Dec 16, 2011, 09:56 PM »

I walked on it today. LOL


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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #6 on: Dec 17, 2011, 12:07 AM »
could you please tell me what it is your walking on!! not sure but I think I"ve seen it before, but when seems to slip my mind!!!!!!!!! :woot:
Maken time to dip your line. Flag up!!

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #7 on: Dec 17, 2011, 06:17 AM »
Wow, that's a sight for sore eyes
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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #8 on: Dec 17, 2011, 07:38 AM »
He's not Jesus....He just knows where the rocks are.

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #9 on: Dec 17, 2011, 07:42 AM »
Cool Beans!
Anyone know if Lake Margrethe usually freezes around the same time or if it's frozen now as well?
Hoping to get up there around Christmas or a little after.

you could try manistee lake a few miles to the west of that. It usually is ready by Christmas.

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #10 on: Dec 17, 2011, 04:04 PM »
you could try manistee lake a few miles to the west of that. It usually is ready by Christmas.
Catz, Thanks for the suggestion. May give it a try, but it's a little far from our cabin on higgins. May be the only option though.

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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #11 on: Dec 17, 2011, 05:36 PM »
He's not Jesus....He just knows where the rocks are.

no chit, its good to see ice!
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Re: ICE ON HOUGHTON LAKE
« Reply #12 on: Dec 18, 2011, 06:47 AM »
Looking at the Houghton Lake Web Cam it's snowing up there right now.  Looks like half an inch at this time.  Hope it doesn't snow enough to "insulate" the ice.  I may be headed that way Christmas Eve to get another fix.  No ice left here in Indiana as of this writing and doubtful there will be anything in a week.

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