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Offline metalfish

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Hello CT 2022/2023
« on: Nov 21, 2022, 07:30 AM »
Hello all it is getting closer! Saw ice on small pond in Wethersfield this morning! Hoping for a X Mas ice trip ! :icefish:

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #1 on: Nov 21, 2022, 03:18 PM »
 First ice sighting of the season! Good to hear metal. :tipup:

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #2 on: Nov 21, 2022, 03:46 PM »
Saw a couple of swamps and a small private pond skimmed over yesterday and today. Pond opened up in the warmth of the afternoon but it's just a teaser with the warm weather coming later this week.

But it's definitely on the way!
Maybe someday I'll think of something clever to write here...but I doubt it.

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #3 on: Nov 21, 2022, 08:57 PM »
This morning in enfield. Small pond had about 5/8". Still got a long way to go but the water temps are there. Just need a good cold front


The BIG one is just one flag away!

Species caught : largemouth, smallmouth,  bluegill, perch, White perch, crappie, trout, catfish, bowfin, pickerel, pike

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #4 on: Nov 30, 2022, 03:11 PM »
hey guys im a little dissapointed in the lack of enthusiasum here. i know we are weeks away but we are getting there. i don't know about you but i'm getting antsy and ready to go. when i saw a couple of local small ponds skimed over the juices started flwing

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #5 on: Nov 30, 2022, 05:59 PM »
hey guys im a little dissapointed in the lack of enthusiasum here. i know we are weeks away but we are getting there. i don't know about you but i'm getting antsy and ready to go. when i saw a couple of local small ponds skimed over the juices started flwing

 :thumbsup:  :tipup:

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #6 on: Nov 30, 2022, 10:00 PM »
I canít wait. I wish the weather would cooperate. Looked like it would over a week ago but the extended forecast keeps changing. Iím hoping for mid December.

Offline Ranger275

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #7 on: Dec 01, 2022, 05:08 AM »
hey guys im a little dissapointed in the lack of enthusiasum here. i know we are weeks away but we are getting there. i don't know about you but i'm getting antsy and ready to go. when i saw a couple of local small ponds skimed over the juices started flwing

No lack of enthusiasm here! I love hearing people whining about how cold it is, that usually means ice fishing season is right around the corner!

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #8 on: Dec 01, 2022, 09:28 AM »
hey guys im a little dissapointed in the lack of enthusiasum here. i know we are weeks away but we are getting there. i don't know about you but i'm getting antsy and ready to go. when i saw a couple of local small ponds skimed over the juices started flwing

Lots of guys still chasing deer----then onto muzzleloader - - -then the iceman cometh....

I hear ya tho...

Offline icefisher96

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #9 on: Dec 01, 2022, 07:34 PM »
i cant wait, first time ever trying ice fishing for me

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #10 on: Dec 05, 2022, 10:33 AM »
I'm ready. Come on cold temps!

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #11 on: Dec 05, 2022, 01:37 PM »
Iím ready to go!! Canít wait but December has been uncooperative the past few years. Brief stint of cold locking things up then very mild temps followed with a lot of rain. Hopefully after this week temps start to drop. Would be nice to be on safe ice by Christmas. 🤞🏼
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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #12 on: Dec 06, 2022, 04:52 AM »
Iím ready to go!! Canít wait but December has been uncooperative the past few years. Brief stint of cold locking things up then very mild temps followed with a lot of rain. Hopefully after this week temps start to drop. Would be nice to be on safe ice by Christmas. 🤞🏼

2 years ago I was able to fish one of the smaller ct river coves on Christmas eve and then it warmed up and rained and ruined all the ice for weeks. We've definitely had a bad couple of years for early consistent ice
The BIG one is just one flag away!

Species caught : largemouth, smallmouth,  bluegill, perch, White perch, crappie, trout, catfish, bowfin, pickerel, pike

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #13 on: Dec 06, 2022, 09:21 AM »
2 years ago I was able to fish one of the smaller ct river coves on Christmas eve and then it warmed up and rained and ruined all the ice for weeks. We've definitely had a bad couple of years for early consistent ice

Looking forward to night crappie and some more of the venison sausage!

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #14 on: Dec 07, 2022, 01:10 PM »
Looking forward to night crappie and some more of the venison sausage!

You know I'm down again. Let me know when it locks up. Just put some deer in the freezer yesterday  ;)
The BIG one is just one flag away!

Species caught : largemouth, smallmouth,  bluegill, perch, White perch, crappie, trout, catfish, bowfin, pickerel, pike

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #15 on: Dec 13, 2022, 02:23 PM »
I love this site. I'm pumped !!

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #16 on: Dec 13, 2022, 04:18 PM »
I scouted a little today. Saw some ice progress on a few places. They would probably be just barely good to go this weekend but Friday is throwing a wrench into the gears.

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #17 on: Dec 13, 2022, 04:50 PM »
I saw some skim ice in central ct but thatís all

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #18 on: Dec 14, 2022, 05:52 AM »
Same small pond in enfield. Walked out 10ft and spud a hole. Definitely could hear it cracking with all that crap ice on top but I'd say a little over 2"

The BIG one is just one flag away!

Species caught : largemouth, smallmouth,  bluegill, perch, White perch, crappie, trout, catfish, bowfin, pickerel, pike

-Ryan-

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #19 on: Dec 14, 2022, 06:20 AM »
Had to bust my traps out through an inch of ice yesterday morning in Enfield. Hopefully done for the year. Got 30 big fallfish in the outside tank too.
Definitely doing a night time crappie trip this year. On the bucket list. Hoping Wethersfield Cove gets safe again this year.


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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #20 on: Dec 14, 2022, 07:32 AM »
Hope to be on the ice somewhere in Central ct by January 1st

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #21 on: Dec 14, 2022, 07:51 AM »
Had to bust my traps out through an inch of ice yesterday morning in Enfield. Hopefully done for the year. Got 30 big fallfish in the outside tank too.
Definitely doing a night time crappie trip this year. On the bucket list. Hoping Wethersfield Cove gets safe again this year.


I've got a good crappie spot on the cove but haven't had much luck at night there other than one crazy night jigging up back to back 5-10lb cats. So haven't found a good shiner spot in town though. Usually just buy through Anderson in bulk

The BIG one is just one flag away!

Species caught : largemouth, smallmouth,  bluegill, perch, White perch, crappie, trout, catfish, bowfin, pickerel, pike

-Ryan-

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #22 on: Dec 15, 2022, 01:40 PM »
Got my first skunk of the season out of the way!  ;D Had some time at lunch hour to do some scouting before the storm. Stayed close to shore given thin ice and just had a little fun with the test hole. Storm should kill off anything usable til the new year, but hope to see some pics if anyone gets out.



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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #23 on: Dec 15, 2022, 06:00 PM »
I found ice too. Between 2 to 3 inches each place and I checked about 4 places. Not what I was comfortable with to get to the places on those ponds that I wanted. Frustrating. Just barely not enough.

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Re: Hello CT 2022/2023
« Reply #24 on: Dec 15, 2022, 09:50 PM »
100% same experience at my one scouting location. 2Ē of black and 1Ē of white. Still a promising start though.

 



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