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Offline Bryfish84

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Final voyage
« on: Feb 24, 2018, 03:24 PM »
Looks like last night might be my last trip out in the ice this year in central Iowa. I'm not going to make it back up to Clear Lake or the IGL's. The rain and the warm temps coming this week will more than likely make the ice prettt unpredictable around here. I guess I will have to start thinking about early spring walleye fishing on Clear Lake now.

Offline Oldbear

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Re: Final voyage
« Reply #1 on: Feb 27, 2018, 06:47 AM »
Thats it for me too.  Gonna pack the bearings on the boat in the next few days.

Offline Bryfish84

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Re: Final voyage
« Reply #2 on: Mar 05, 2018, 08:30 PM »
Thats it for me too.  Gonna pack the bearings on the boat in the next few days.

Where are you taking the boat for the first outing of the year?

Offline Mr.Seaguar

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Re: Final voyage
« Reply #3 on: Mar 05, 2018, 09:29 PM »
I drove on West Okoboji yesterday
Every plastics manufacturer claims plastics outfish livebait. So now I use livebait just for the increased challenge.

Offline mjmeyer

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Re: Final voyage
« Reply #4 on: Mar 07, 2018, 02:58 PM »
I'm headed to Clear Lake Friday and Saturday... even if I have to walk out.
One last trip!
There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the ice looking like an idiot.

Offline Bates

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Re: Final voyage
« Reply #5 on: Mar 14, 2018, 04:14 PM »
Drove by a few lakes today, people are still driving on them. Snow is finally starting to melt. West Fork and East Fork of the Des Moines river still locked up from Algona to Estherville. A small stretch by Emmetsburg was open. It's going to be awhile for open water up here.

Offline dcmod25

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Re: Final voyage
« Reply #6 on: Mar 15, 2018, 08:50 AM »
ice on the east fork des moines river is still good but shoreline is not. i ice fished it last night. had to step over bad ice and water to get to good ice. if i hit again i will bring a plank to get on. ice was still 12"  and solid were i fished,

 



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