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Offline farmerev

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How much ice is left?
« on: Feb 25, 2021, 10:39 PM »
Does anyone have any info about ice thickness in Nabnassett in Westford or A1 in Westborough?  I want to get out on Saturday and brave the rain, but I don't feel like falling in.

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #1 on: Feb 26, 2021, 04:01 AM »
It varies

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #2 on: Feb 26, 2021, 06:55 AM »
I would be very careful. I have read reports that 3 people fell through in CT. I bet the larger lakes starting in central MA are becoming weak. I would only focus on maybe smaller bodies of water. I drove by a few ponds in central MA and the edges are starting to go. If you decide to venture out. Take that spud bar with you and chip away every so often to check thickness. I would also only fish ponds you are familiar with. Ponds have culverts going under roads and moving water in some places.

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #3 on: Feb 26, 2021, 07:43 AM »
I walked out on Keys Pond in Westford yesterday around 1:30 . The edges were fine , didn't show any sign of bad ice and had about 1 inch of slushy ice after you kicked it with your foot.  Last Sunday there were pickup trucks on Long Sough For. Again, you should always check. Were there's an inlet it will be weak , but normal. 
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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #4 on: Feb 26, 2021, 10:58 AM »
Ponds around me are starting to open up.
Take a kid ice fishing

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #5 on: Feb 26, 2021, 11:11 AM »
Ponds around me are starting to open up.
in athol? thats surprising...

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #6 on: Feb 26, 2021, 11:22 AM »
How much do you need?

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #7 on: Feb 26, 2021, 12:31 PM »
just got off of 22in in Central ma. I'll be fishing Wachusett and ice fishing in the same weekend

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #8 on: Feb 26, 2021, 02:23 PM »
I'm on 10 inches right now in Northern Middlesex County. Pretty solid, just a little slushy on top.
Sun is beaming though.

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #9 on: Feb 26, 2021, 02:23 PM »
just got off of 22in in Central ma. I'll be fishing Wachusett and ice fishing in the same weekend
This does not surprise me at all...

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #10 on: Feb 26, 2021, 05:45 PM »
heard there was a pick up on Long Sought For today. Report of 12 inch on keys pond. There talking 1/4 inch precipitation hopefully  most snow
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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #11 on: Feb 26, 2021, 06:01 PM »
How much do you need?

Just a lil bit.

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #12 on: Feb 26, 2021, 06:05 PM »
little slush with snow shoes enough john
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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #13 on: Feb 26, 2021, 06:54 PM »
Ice boats all over middle pond webster lake today

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #14 on: Feb 27, 2021, 09:15 AM »
Was on A1 about 10 days ago. Probably about 4-6 Id say, dead center of the pond. Might be iffy now but just my 2 cents. If we didnt get all that snow wed be fishing for 3 more weeks at least.

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #15 on: Feb 27, 2021, 09:41 AM »

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #16 on: Feb 27, 2021, 12:24 PM »


idk I'm currently driving on a pond less than 20 minutes from worcester

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #17 on: Feb 27, 2021, 05:06 PM »
could that pond be in leicester

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #18 on: Feb 28, 2021, 09:14 AM »

idk I'm currently driving on a pond less than 20 minutes from worcester
you better watch those edges !

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #19 on: Feb 28, 2021, 11:20 AM »
you better watch those edges !
wasn't a problem even in the rain. solid

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #20 on: Feb 28, 2021, 12:13 PM »

idk I'm currently driving on a pond less than 20 minutes from worcester

Looks solid to me.  Nice!  Night meet up soon?

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #21 on: Feb 28, 2021, 12:25 PM »
Looks solid to me.  Nice!  Night meet up soon?
definitely. sent pm

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #22 on: Feb 28, 2021, 04:35 PM »
I was on 13 yesterday in Southern Worcester County and 16 today in Northern Worcester County.
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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #23 on: Feb 28, 2021, 06:19 PM »
Did the Long Pond derby today in Dracut. I had 7"-8" of ice underneath me.

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Re: How much ice is left?
« Reply #24 on: Mar 02, 2021, 01:25 PM »
Looking good with this cold blast over the next few days.

 



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