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Offline hard water wolf pack

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #570 on: Jan 11, 2019, 01:26 PM »
ghost reservoir  by Cochrane is 12" of clear ice some people are driving

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #571 on: Feb 22, 2019, 10:06 PM »
Badger lake is over 24” . Some very very hard ice

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #572 on: Mar 28, 2019, 05:32 PM »
SE Alberta report...
Michelle has 10ft open water around it.
Spruce Coulee has gate closed,I assume road is in rough shape going down.
Reesor is flushable with foot access pretty much anywhere,ice 14 inches out in open and very soft....
I would assume Bullshead will be unfishable thru ice for opening day,and wont have much open water.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #573 on: Nov 24, 2019, 10:13 AM »
Any new ice updates what lakes might be safe to walk on....pigeon at the boat launch is 3 to 5 inches about 150 200 ft out

Just the little or shallower ones.  Trout lakes are all good to go with 5-6 inches.  No snow left so a windy weekend like this weekend makes it tough, tough, tough.  Good change in weather starting Tuesday.  Most lakes should be good to go in 2 weeks  ;)

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #574 on: Dec 01, 2019, 09:36 PM »
Star Lake west of Edmonton has about 5 inches on Dec. 1. Fished 11:00 to 4:00 this afternoon and didn't catch anything. Sounded like it was a slow day for most others on the lake as well.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #575 on: Dec 04, 2019, 10:33 AM »
Been to Wabamun a couple times in the last week. There's 7-8 inches with the top 3 or so being cloudy and there's a little bit of flood ice where I was near Fallis. Walleye bite's been good, seen a few pike and a burb.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #576 on: Dec 04, 2019, 11:17 AM »
Nice thank you...pigeon is about 5 to 6 inches still and an inch of cloudy ice

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #577 on: Dec 04, 2019, 12:17 PM »
Nice thank you...pigeon is about 5 to 6 inches still and an inch of cloudy ice

Likely hitting north side LSA tomorrow. If I do I'll post what I find.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #578 on: Dec 05, 2019, 08:31 PM »
7-8 inches on the north side of the east basin at LSA, with the top 3 being cloudy. No whites seen but lots of pike and walleye.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #579 on: Dec 09, 2019, 09:51 PM »
anyone been Lac la Biche,Athabasca,Calling lk or Wabasca?

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #580 on: Dec 12, 2019, 08:46 AM »
There's a fresh Calling report on the AO ice thread.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #581 on: Dec 22, 2019, 06:33 PM »
Ghost is 10" some kids driving there cars on it
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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #582 on: Dec 24, 2019, 08:46 AM »
Gull lake has 12"
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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #583 on: Dec 24, 2019, 10:43 AM »
Hi all, anyone no ice conditions on Upper or Lower Kananaskis Lakes. Thanks

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #584 on: Dec 28, 2019, 09:29 AM »
Pigeon Lake - 10' - 12" good ice. A few people were driving on at the provincial park. Most were walk ons. Fished only a couple hours at drop off and no sign of life down our holes. Saw one walleye caught next to us and that was all.

Gull Lake - 12"  good ice. Lots of people driving on. Lots of walk on at Brownlows. Wilson Beach was same, but got a bit thinner farther out from shore. No fish, non seen.
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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #585 on: Dec 30, 2019, 10:54 AM »
Pigeon Lake - 10' - 12" good ice. A few people were driving on at the provincial park. Most were walk ons. Fished only a couple hours at drop off and no sign of life down our holes. Saw one walleye caught next to us and that was all.

Gull Lake - 12"  good ice. Lots of people driving on. Lots of walk on at Brownlows. Wilson Beach was same, but got a bit thinner farther out from shore. No fish, non seen.

Slow times!  I managed to at least find the walleye but that was about it.  9-10 inches out further on Pigeon.   Not a lot of ice for this time of year.  I'm skidooing it.

I saw all species of fish at Gull except perch.  Ice was 11-13 inches.  13 inches closer to shore and 11 out further. 

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #586 on: Jan 07, 2020, 09:30 AM »
Around 12" on the south end of Lessard. Fishing was okay, caught some pike and saw a few <5" perch.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #587 on: Jan 17, 2020, 03:10 PM »
was at Travers last saturday 12" of ice

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #588 on: Nov 21, 2021, 03:11 PM »
Reports from a few of the farmers around here in East Central Alberta are around 3-4 inch in the dugouts and sloughs they are opening for the cows. These are mostly all small bodies of water and close to shore. We have very little snow and have had a couple of weeks already of some double digit lows. All depends on the weather but if it continues as it has should have walk on ice first week in December. . I am not one to push it, but the lakes around here are small with most being less than a mile by a mile so things firm up pretty quick.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #589 on: Dec 09, 2021, 11:28 PM »
Sylvan Lake - Dec 09th .... Posted today on Alberta Outdoors, here you go if your not a A/O member. 

Did an ice survey today it looks like Sylvan ice s/b ok to walk out on Dec 11th.

Took measurements 100 & 200 yds out. LtHse area = 6”, Norglenwold = 6.5”, Sunbreaker = 6”, Palm Bay = 8”.

This year there’s no ice heavies or ridges along shore to get over.


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Norglenwold Lake access Road ....








Sunbreaker Cove area ....






Palm Bay area had the most ice ...






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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #590 on: Jan 10, 2022, 04:28 PM »
Gull Lake ice report Jan 9

Brownlow's has 22" of ice. We saw 1 burbot, 1 walleye, a couple perch, 1 whitefish and half a dozen pike on the camera. Water is really murky this year with only 5-6 feet of good visibility.

Had one bite all day. Oh well, at least it wasn't -30
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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #591 on: Jan 10, 2022, 05:30 PM »
Gull Lake ice report Jan 9

Brownlow's has 22" of ice. We saw 1 burbot, 1 walleye, a couple perch, 1 whitefish and half a dozen pike on the camera. Water is really murky this year with only 5-6 feet of good visibility.

Had one bite all day. Oh well, at least it wasn't -30

Well that sucks on the visibility factor.   It has been good for a few years now.   

Pigeon has 16-17 inches a week ago so should be a bit more by now.   Zero fish caught....sigh.

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Re: Ice updates
« Reply #592 on: Jan 10, 2022, 06:35 PM »
Well that sucks on the visibility factor.   It has been good for a few years now.   

Pigeon has 16-17 inches a week ago so should be a bit more by now.   Zero fish caught....sigh.

Hit the humps Snap they should be loaded up by now.

 



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