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Offline Akbl4

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Good ice?
« on: Feb 25, 2018, 04:35 PM »
Any good ice south of Burlington? Going to be working in Ferrisburgh tomorrow. My son is on vacation hopeing to bring him along and get a little fishing in after work.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #1 on: Feb 25, 2018, 07:55 PM »
Monkton pond has plenty of good ice ur right nearby. 8/10. Plenty of smaller perch to jig and big bass mediocre Pike. Always fun. Also shelburne pond and Bristol pond. Lake dunmore if you wann head a half hour south. Good luck

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #2 on: Feb 26, 2018, 06:20 AM »
Thanks

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #3 on: Feb 26, 2018, 08:07 AM »
the very begging of the bays ice is ok. gets thin fast. have to walk through some water to get there.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #4 on: Feb 26, 2018, 11:11 AM »
Monkton pond has plenty of good ice ur right nearby. 8/10. Plenty of smaller perch to jig and big bass mediocre Pike. Always fun. Also shelburne pond and Bristol pond. Lake dunmore if you wann head a half hour south. Good luck

Is Monkton pond the same as Cedar Lake??

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #5 on: Feb 26, 2018, 11:23 AM »
Is Monkton pond the same as Cedar Lake??
Yes
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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #6 on: Feb 26, 2018, 12:39 PM »
We are starting to loose some shoreline up here on Northern Champlain. There's plenty of ice but by the end of the week it might start getting sketchy. Started out hard ice this Morning and by noon the wind and temp softened the top couple of inches.
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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #7 on: Feb 26, 2018, 12:39 PM »
Is Monkton pond the same as Cedar Lake??
Yes sorry and Bristol pond is Winona lake in the book and maps

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #8 on: Feb 26, 2018, 12:43 PM »
We are starting to loose some shoreline up here on Northern Champlain. There's plenty of ice but by the end of the week it might start getting sketchy. Started out hard ice this Morning and by noon the wind and temp softened the top couple of inches.

Im on dunmore and this beautiful sun is melting the top fast still plenty of ice but LOTS of leftover open holes. The access is allvopen water and lots of areas openening up along shore. Stay safe everybody.


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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #9 on: Feb 26, 2018, 01:28 PM »


This might the the end Cheech...
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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #10 on: Feb 26, 2018, 06:19 PM »
I measured 12" on Fern Lake today, by the end of the day the top inch was getting slushy. Good panfish bite before noon. There should be plenty of open holes....I punched a bunch.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #11 on: Mar 01, 2018, 10:13 AM »
This might the the end Cheech...
I hope not but if so I better get to the vice. Been slacking this winter with such good ice !!!

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #12 on: Mar 01, 2018, 11:33 AM »
Was out on Monkton two days ago. Edges were ok and used the spud all the way out. But when I got out the auger it was only about 3-4 turns and it popped through. There was about 3inches of mediocre/bad ice and about 1 inch of good ice holding everything together.

This snow coming is not going to help the situation and might just be the nail in the coffin for the central & southern areas.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #13 on: Mar 01, 2018, 12:15 PM »
Thats surprising. Had about 10 there last weekend but it does go quick when it warms up. I guess Im glad I stayed home today!

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #14 on: Mar 01, 2018, 03:50 PM »
The edges of Dunmore were opening up yesterday when I drove along the east shore. The sun is high in the sky now, it won't take long to go out now.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #15 on: Mar 01, 2018, 04:08 PM »
Yea the dnges were sketchy on dunmore Tuesday can only imagine how open they r now

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #16 on: Mar 02, 2018, 08:00 AM »
NEK plenty of ice guessing good till the end of trout season.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #17 on: Mar 02, 2018, 08:05 AM »
Was on Elmore last Saturday there was still 20 +inches of good ice shoreline's were fine drove my razor out. NEK ice should hold up for the rest of the season.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #18 on: Mar 10, 2018, 01:32 PM »
Anyone fish lake Salem recently? Was hoping to get up there mid week

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #19 on: Mar 10, 2018, 03:06 PM »
The walleye bite was good most of February, shut off.
Good ice just watch the edges.
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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #20 on: Mar 10, 2018, 07:22 PM »
Monkton pond has plenty of good ice ur right nearby. 8/10. Plenty of smaller perch to jig and big bass mediocre Pike. Always fun. Also shelburne pond and Bristol pond. Lake dunmore if you wann head a half hour south. Good luck
Monkton Pond does not have good ice, stay away from Monkton Pond. Three people had to be rescued from Monkton Pond earlier this week, the ice was only about 1" thick in many spots.

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Re: Good ice?
« Reply #21 on: Mar 11, 2018, 04:05 AM »
Caspian still has over a foot of ice
i told myself id be back by 2 i guess i didnt factor in that the fish were biting

 



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