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Offline Nmcbean413

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Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« on: Feb 26, 2021, 08:16 PM »
Looking to fish Cheshire Sunday, the weather looks like itís gonna be sloppy. And this warm weather has done some substantial melting I assume.

Whatís everyoneís input.... besides the obvious answer of bring a spud bar. How long before ice out in your opinions?!
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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #1 on: Feb 26, 2021, 08:40 PM »
I was on 8 to 9 inches today in central MA. Cheshire should be fine. I had my wheeler out today
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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #2 on: Feb 26, 2021, 09:29 PM »
Looking to fish Cheshire Sunday, the weather looks like itís gonna be sloppy. And this warm weather has done some substantial melting I assume.

Whatís everyoneís input.... besides the obvious answer of bring a spud bar. How long before ice out in your opinions?!

Ice out - On Cheshire!?

I dunno - like the last week of March prolly. You are way ahead of the ice melting game. There must be at least 14Ē there now

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #3 on: Feb 26, 2021, 09:38 PM »
Ice out - On Cheshire!?

I dunno - like the last week of March prolly. You are way ahead of the ice melting game. There must be at least 14Ē there now

Yes but edges go to junk quick there
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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #4 on: Feb 26, 2021, 10:58 PM »
Yes but edges go to junk quick there

No quicker than anywhere else. Check the local temps for Cheshire also

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #5 on: Feb 27, 2021, 05:56 AM »
No quicker than anywhere else. Check the local temps for Cheshire also
Edges are often soft there, but there are a lot of edges. pick one

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #6 on: Feb 27, 2021, 08:29 AM »
There will be trucks all over the place this weekend
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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #7 on: Feb 27, 2021, 09:47 AM »
When the edge gets soft , bring a plank . I don't understand why more people don't. If the edge is really bad like 4' of open water I'll go elsewhere. If it's just really soft or only open a foot , 8' plank works great 👍2x10 rough sawn full 2" thick. 

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #8 on: Feb 27, 2021, 10:00 AM »
When the edge gets soft , bring a plank . I don't understand why more people don't. If the edge is really bad like 4' of open water I'll go elsewhere. If it's just really soft or only open a foot , 8' plank works great 👍2x10 rough sawn full 2" thick.
A plank and muck boots are a must if you ice fish. I've had no issues with soft edges or slush all year I just walk through it all. I genuinely don't understand it, such a simple problem to work around and yet so many people would rather stay home or complain.

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #9 on: Feb 27, 2021, 10:58 AM »
I have no problem using a plank.
My problem is carrying an 8 foot plank in the trunk of my camry.

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #10 on: Feb 28, 2021, 12:10 AM »
I have no problem using a plank.
My problem is carrying an 8 foot plank in the trunk of my camry.
I have seen some creative ways to make 2 - 4' planks into an 8' plank .

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #11 on: Feb 28, 2021, 06:37 AM »
I have no problem using a plank.
My problem is carrying an 8 foot plank in the trunk of my camry.

Trade that bad boy in for something with a bed?

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Re: Cheshire... will it hold up?!?!
« Reply #12 on: Feb 28, 2021, 06:41 AM »
Trade that bad boy in for something with a bed?

That's the plan for Spring.
Gotta have something to tote kayaks or my fishin'  buddy (son) is gonna leave me behind. :)

 



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