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Offline JMailbox8

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #30 on: Feb 02, 2019, 08:23 AM »
Has the entire lake locked up?

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #31 on: Feb 02, 2019, 09:13 AM »
not totally

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #32 on: Feb 02, 2019, 09:54 AM »
How is the ice doing just North of Oven Point, at Potash Bay? Safe to ride a 4 wheeler from somewhere nearby to get on to Potash Bay to fish? Looking at the map I don't see an easy way to get out on to Potash without parking in someone's driveway.

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #33 on: Feb 02, 2019, 10:19 AM »
Last Sunday (1/27) there was 12 -14" of good ice across from the fort along the VT shore (should be more after this week's cold) -- in the morning, there was no snow or slush on the ice (needed Micro Spikes) -- light snow came in later in the day -- shouldn't have any problem walking or with an ATV or sled this weekend...!

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #34 on: Feb 02, 2019, 10:22 AM »
Is there ice across the lake at Arnold's Bay?

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #35 on: Feb 02, 2019, 09:40 PM »
Fished Porter Bay today.  There is a lot of ice !  16 to 20 inches thick, with a few inches of snow but no slush, and a few trucks driving around on it. 

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #36 on: Feb 17, 2019, 08:27 PM »
Porter Bay had enough ice this Saturday that people had trucks out again, it seems to have recovered nicely from the warm weather earlier.  14 to 20 inches of ice depending on where you were, and most of it clear & solid.  A few inches of snow on top but no slush !  Just caught one decent pike though.  Looks like most people out there were having a slow day. 

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #37 on: Feb 17, 2019, 08:56 PM »
How is the ice doing just North of Oven Point, at Potash Bay? Safe to ride a 4 wheeler from somewhere nearby to get on to Potash Bay to fish? Looking at the map I don't see an easy way to get out on to Potash without parking in someone's driveway.

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you can out your atv on at pot ash and park at the end of the old road town owns it. problem would be if you have a trailer is turning around.

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #38 on: Feb 19, 2019, 06:11 PM »
Was today's chill enough?

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #39 on: Feb 19, 2019, 09:00 PM »
i could see alot of open water north of kingsland a few days ago.

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #40 on: Feb 20, 2019, 09:09 AM »
how's the ice at Larabees point

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #41 on: Feb 21, 2019, 05:36 AM »
Ice up north tends to be thicker and down south thinner. For example, Kelly Bay this week is about 27" and Benson area with greater lake currents is more hazardous.
Mallets Bay was 15" last weekend.  If "all guns are loaded" then I look at going out onto lake ice the same way.  The season is getting on, and we might want to carry a spud.

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #42 on: Feb 21, 2019, 09:07 AM »
Ice up north tends to be thicker and down south thinner. For example, Kelly Bay this week is about 27" and Benson area with greater lake currents is more hazardous.
Mallets Bay was 15" last weekend.  If "all guns are loaded" then I look at going out onto lake ice the same way.  The season is getting on, and we might want to carry a spud.

Inner Mallett's & Outer Mallet's are thicker than 15", I've been out several times recently and the areas where I've punched holes are 18-19" even out in the narrows between inner & outer.
Currently has about 5-8" of hard pack snow on top.

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #43 on: Feb 28, 2019, 07:29 AM »
Next week is going to be COLD! Think it's going to happen fellas?

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #44 on: Feb 28, 2019, 08:57 AM »
north of the charlotte ferry to shelburne is still open water. i will be fishing on new ice for the next few days.

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #45 on: Feb 28, 2019, 12:59 PM »
As of sat photo that just released broad lake is frozen except two large splits that run east west. Will freeze the rest of the way overnight Iím sure

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Re: Champlain Ice
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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #47 on: Feb 28, 2019, 01:25 PM »
Jig em up!

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #48 on: Mar 04, 2019, 08:45 PM »
seems completely frozen over !  Now I just need to figure out where the hungry fish are hiding...

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Re: Champlain Ice
« Reply #49 on: Mar 08, 2019, 07:39 PM »
its official. totally froze over but not for long with the forecast.

 



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