Author Topic: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?  (Read 603 times)

Offline HardIce32

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 The amount of snow that the glacier lakes region has gotten this icefishing season  seems to be keeping a lot of fishermen away.  Iím heading back up for my third trip a week from this Friday, but I have had a lot of friends cancel their trips this year.   Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing the same thing?

Offline dwmiller

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #1 on: Feb 07, 2019, 07:43 AM »
Cancelled my third trip today. Not because of snow on the lakes. It's getting there. Going to try again next week.
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Offline HardIce32

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #2 on: Feb 07, 2019, 11:52 AM »
Definitely donít want to be driving north right now!  Hopefully next week the roads will stay clear.

Offline tornadochaser60

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #3 on: Feb 07, 2019, 02:43 PM »
If you don't have tracks it's a lot of work to fish right now unless you aren't afraid of walking out & use a smitty sled.

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #4 on: Feb 07, 2019, 03:47 PM »
this wind out in areas is awful. I got stuck a week ago just driving on the road to a lake before I even got on the ice. Definitely a tough go out there if you don't have a tracked vehicle or snowmobile.

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #5 on: Feb 08, 2019, 02:25 PM »
Been  ice fishing in South Dakota sense 2007. In 2009/10 I was only able to fish one time in late March because of snow on the lakes. Every year sense hasn't been a issue. With the snow this year and my love to chase SD Gold. I picked my 4 wheeler up last Tuesday with a new set of tracks. Hoping they do the trick.
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Offline HardIce32

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #6 on: Feb 08, 2019, 07:28 PM »
 Yes, I ď Will be anxious to hear how it works out for you!

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #7 on: Feb 08, 2019, 07:29 PM »
 Already had the trip planned, took vacation days off from from work seven months ago, me and my 12-year-old are going to be fishing out of a rented ice castle this coming weekend .

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Re: Is the amount of snow keeping you from going fishing?
« Reply #8 on: Feb 09, 2019, 10:20 AM »
I was up in the Desmet area yesterday and after getting stuck twice I decided to just walk out a short way. Was a zero for me.

 



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