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TheCrappieFisherman

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Predictions
« on: Oct 04, 2017, 01:00 PM »
Well its fairly slow on the MN Board. Figured I would start a thread now that its October on what peoples predictions are for the upcoming winter; first ice? short, long, early, late, first snow?, will the groundhog see its shadow?  ;D Okay but seriously just thought I'd get some activity going over here.. I realize Minnesota has several other very popular fishing forum websites that probably take people away from here.

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #1 on: Oct 04, 2017, 09:08 PM »
First ice: first week in December for mid Minnesota. A week earlier for "up'nort." A week later for down south.
First snow: second week of November, will dwindle down to a couple inches remaining after the ground and warm air melt much of it.
I predict a very snowy winter, affecting the ice quality and my fishing time ending up being spent plowing.

Fishing quality will go up from last winter too.

Ice will remain fishable (enough ice to walk on) til the end of March or early April
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Mark Wo

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #2 on: Oct 06, 2017, 02:30 PM »
Well its fairly slow on the MN Board. Figured I would start a thread now that its October on what peoples predictions are for the upcoming winter; first ice? short, long, early, late, first snow?, will the groundhog see its shadow?  ;D Okay but seriously just thought I'd get some activity going over here.. I realize Minnesota has several other very popular fishing forum websites that probably take people away from here.

First Ice - not soon enough
Season length - too short
First snow - too soon
Ice out - too soon.
Fishing success - could always be better.

Mark

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #3 on: Oct 06, 2017, 05:54 PM »
First Ice - not soon enough
Season length - too short
First snow - too soon
Ice out - too soon.
Fishing success - could always be better.

Mark

That's the most accurate prediction for sure and I completely agree. 

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #4 on: Oct 10, 2017, 06:52 AM »
I predict this site will be full of who's auger is the best.
 Who's drill is the fastest.
Who's battery drill has the most power.
How many different size drills should I have and is 6 '' better than 8 '' or should I get a 7 3/8 ''.
I say nut's drill a hole anyway you can and lets go fishing.
Like Dale Earnhardt said " Put up the Money and drop the flag "
Oops! is too late.

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #5 on: Oct 10, 2017, 01:04 PM »
I predict this site will be full of who's auger is the best.
 Who's drill is the fastest.
Who's battery drill has the most power.
How many different size drills should I have and is 6 '' better than 8 '' or should I get a 7 3/8 ''.
I say nut's drill a hole anyway you can and lets go fishing.
Like Dale Earnhardt said " Put up the Money and drop the flag "

Here we go.  Anyone who quotes Dale Sr is alright in my book.

How about - any info on a powerbox? 
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Re: Predictions
« Reply #6 on: Oct 10, 2017, 03:05 PM »
Got a trip booked with Rainy Daze on Rainy Lake in early January, so hope there is good ice everywhere up there by then. The last 2 seasons, I dont know if it was locked up by January 1st yet as I recall people cancelling trips on LOTW for the Christmas and New Years dates due to no ice

E Z turn

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #7 on: Oct 11, 2017, 07:00 AM »
Did I miss something ? Fill me in on what a powerbox is.
Oops! is too late.

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #8 on: Oct 11, 2017, 07:31 AM »
I predict my wife and I will disagree whether I get on the hard water enough this season...

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #9 on: Oct 11, 2017, 08:41 AM »
Icefishing within a month🤗🤗🤗

TheCrappieFisherman

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #10 on: Oct 12, 2017, 10:18 AM »
I predict this site will be full of who's auger is the best.
 Who's drill is the fastest.
Who's battery drill has the most power.
How many different size drills should I have and is 6 '' better than 8 '' or should I get a 7 3/8 ''.
I say nut's drill a hole anyway you can and lets go fishing.
Like Dale Earnhardt said " Put up the Money and drop the flag "

But that doesn't answer what flasher I should upgrade to?  ;D

E Z turn

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #11 on: Oct 12, 2017, 02:50 PM »
What's wrong with the one you have now ?
Just asking .
Oops! is too late.

TheCrappieFisherman

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #12 on: Oct 13, 2017, 09:52 AM »
What's wrong with the one you have now ?
Just asking .

Doesn't catch me fish  :roflmao:

All joking aside, I'm getting excited for this up coming hardwater season!  Saw on the news last night it snowed 2.5" in the cities yesterday back in 2009!

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Re: Predictions
« Reply #13 on: Oct 13, 2017, 06:23 PM »
I'm still in the boat because I have been having the best Fall season Crappie fishing I have ever seen. It has been fantastic. I have an older 20 plus year old Huminbird Wide vision in the boat.  Most of this summer I thought it was broken very hard to mark any fish. Fall conditions have turned this around 180. I just came in from a small lake where I marked a bait and fish ball 9' deep. This has been pretty much the norm for the last month. Walleyes now that's another story . So if you don't mind I'll leave the auger in the garage for now.
Oops! is too late.

 


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