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Offline waterdog4

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1290 on: Feb 08, 2021, 08:41 AM »
Hey guys,
Just got a free house to stay at for next weekend up near edinburg marina.   I have a camp on the southern end but have never ice fished so far north.    Not looking for spots.   Just wanted to check make sure the ice is good for snowmobile (assuming its fine) and also how about crossing under the bridge.  I know I will not be travelling north past placid pines. I will have the kids with me and just want to make sure it's all good.  Any info will help thanks

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1291 on: Feb 08, 2021, 02:12 PM »
We have been drilling roughly a foot right by the bridge, and it is in good shape to cross under it.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1292 on: Feb 09, 2021, 08:39 AM »
Goose
Thanks for the response.   Now I  just need to find some fish( walleye/pike) in uncharted waters.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1293 on: Feb 10, 2021, 04:53 PM »
Thereís a substantial amount of slush in some spots out there,just watch for them if youíre bringing a wheeler.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1294 on: Feb 11, 2021, 08:05 AM »
Does anyone know if the GSLFF ice fishing tournament still on for this weekend?

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1295 on: Feb 11, 2021, 08:18 AM »
They prolly cancelled that months ago

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1296 on: Feb 14, 2021, 10:09 AM »
Thought I'd give everyone an update on the lake conditions. 
Snow amount varies across the lake but there appears to be more around the islands from the drifts.  Anywhere from 4 - 8 inches of snow with a few inches of slush underneath.  Still wheeler accessible with 4x4.

Good luck out there!

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1297 on: Feb 14, 2021, 11:03 AM »
Does anyone know if the GSLFF ice fishing tournament still on for this weekend?

The only tourney that still MAY take place is the Fuel & Food, 3 day, the first weekend of March. The others were cancelled a while ago. I am a member of the GSLFF. Covid did us in and also the Walleye Challenge.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1298 on: Feb 15, 2021, 06:27 PM »
It looks like Fuel and Food recently updated their contest flyer so there is hope.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1299 on: Feb 16, 2021, 01:45 PM »
I did not see an updated flyer it still says 2020 on their website haven't heard much about the 3-day contest this year anyone have a copy of the 2021 flyer thank you

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1300 on: Feb 16, 2021, 02:14 PM »
As long as the ice holds up,Iím 99% sure itís still a go,I entered in it 2 weeks ago.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1301 on: Feb 16, 2021, 02:46 PM »
Oh ok at least some people signed up already that's a good sign thanks for the info

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1302 on: Feb 16, 2021, 06:49 PM »
As long as there's safe ice it's a go I was told when I signed up. no pig roast though this year

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1303 on: Feb 18, 2021, 11:32 AM »
I've fished GSL one time but I am not familiar with the lake at all. I know its a great lake for pike, I was looking for any information on a good place to go that has public access. Anyone with any info that wants to share or PM I would really appreciate it! Thank you.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1304 on: Feb 18, 2021, 06:21 PM »
I've fished GSL one time but I am not familiar with the lake at all. I know its a great lake for pike, I was looking for any information on a good place to go that has public access. Anyone with any info that wants to share or PM I would really appreciate it! Thank you.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1305 on: Feb 18, 2021, 06:55 PM »
Guys a buddy caught a large pike anybody know a good taxidermist in the area. It was 43 in.
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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1306 on: Feb 19, 2021, 06:18 PM »
 just wondering if anybody's been out on gsl lately wanted to go out this weekend wanted to know how deep the snow was on the lake will be walking also about the ice thickness  last time I was there that was 12 inches of ice

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1307 on: Feb 22, 2021, 05:39 AM »
Everywhere Iíve been,there has been 4-8 inches of snow, with some deep slush spots to watch for,we drilled 14-15 inches yesterday

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1308 on: Feb 22, 2021, 12:07 PM »
Was out yesterday had a really slow day off of NH beach....15 inches of ice, hit some deep snow drifts with water almost got the quad barried.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1309 on: Feb 23, 2021, 05:22 AM »
I did not see an updated flyer it still says 2020 on their website haven't heard much about the 3-day contest this year anyone have a copy of the 2021 flyer thank you



Was actually planning to do it this year.. I usually do a new tournament every year. I've just never fished here before. Any pointers. Thank you

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1310 on: Feb 24, 2021, 01:15 PM »
Bring lots of beer, fishing has been slow on the dead sea

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1311 on: Feb 25, 2021, 04:50 AM »
Any vehicles out there?  Trying to plan for the derby would rather not haul a machine up there if I donít have to.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1312 on: Feb 25, 2021, 07:09 AM »
I have not seen one NUT on the ice this year, but I haven't been all around the lake. Ice has been iffy for trucks, the top has been ever worst. With the warmer temps it is not going to get much better. Just my .02. Years ago it was much different....h2l
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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1313 on: Feb 25, 2021, 08:11 AM »
I have not seen one NUT on the ice this year, but I haven't been all around the lake. Ice has been iffy for trucks, the top has been ever worst. With the warmer temps it is not going to get much better. Just my .02. Years ago it was much different....h2l
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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1314 on: Feb 25, 2021, 06:17 PM »


Was actually planning to do it this year.. I usually do a new tournament every year. I've just never fished here before. Any pointers. Thank you

What would you like to know? This will be my 20th year for this tournament.

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1315 on: Feb 26, 2021, 04:40 AM »
 



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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1316 on: Feb 26, 2021, 04:42 AM »
I definitely wouldnít attempt driving a vehicle out,there may be enough ice,but the slush is brutal

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1317 on: Feb 26, 2021, 06:18 AM »
Goose, moving to your end of season HOT spot? Conditions aren't going to improve much in the next few days. I am even seeing some wet spots out front with some running water is a couple...h2l
Northville, NY

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1318 on: Feb 26, 2021, 11:14 AM »
Will a 4 wheeler with chains survive out there? Anyone know conditions at base of broadalbin boat launch?

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Re: Great Sacandaga Lake (BS)
« Reply #1319 on: Feb 26, 2021, 07:44 PM »
We fished the boat launch this evening, the slush tightened up from the day I took the pictures,you should be alright with a wheeler,my buddy did fine. They were driving trucks out next to us.

 



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