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Offline aza10

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3750 on: Feb 07, 2020, 08:49 AM »
Any word on any of the sagle / priest river area lakes? 

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3751 on: Feb 08, 2020, 11:58 PM »
Blue Lake had 8 in of solid ice with an inch of slop on top.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3752 on: Feb 09, 2020, 08:36 PM »
Went out to upper twin see what was going on.  Lots people fishing and walking everywhere on the lake.   

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3753 on: Feb 10, 2020, 12:49 PM »
Went out to upper twin see what was going on.  Lots people fishing and walking everywhere on the lake.   

Thanks for the info. What are they fishing for, do you know?
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Offline IdahoJoe

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3754 on: Feb 12, 2020, 08:14 AM »
Upper twin is ok as far as I know. Heard some people were catching some pike on another facebook page. Im heading there this weekend

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3755 on: Feb 14, 2020, 08:52 PM »
9” of hard ice on Blue Lake. 

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3756 on: Feb 16, 2020, 08:03 PM »
Fished blue today, about 1 fish per hour. Ice was great, 10 inches of hard ice, no slop. Was painfully slow unfortunately.

Offline plfish

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3757 on: Feb 17, 2020, 04:30 PM »
Fished Blue Lake Friday with a group of 5.....slow day with only about 20 fish between all of us.  Fished late morning today for a couple of hours and only landed 2 perch.  Saw a couple on the flasher....but not interested in what I was throwing at them.  A few other groups on the ice and it sounded like a slow day for everyone.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3758 on: Feb 17, 2020, 05:43 PM »
Does anybody know how the ice is on Round Lake?

Offline aza10

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3759 on: Feb 17, 2020, 06:33 PM »
Went around and checked some locals. Round is open water just off the dock. Shepherd is about 4” of white ice (wouldn’t trust it) and mirror was 5” of good ice. Hopefully ice holds for another week until I get back from my work trip this week! 

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3760 on: Feb 19, 2020, 09:56 AM »
Does anyone know if Avondale is frozen over enough??

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3761 on: Feb 19, 2020, 01:28 PM »
Avondale doesn't even have safe ice if anything its loosing ice  checked last night there's open water like 20' from shore before you get to the ice
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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3762 on: Feb 20, 2020, 08:48 AM »
Thanks Ray. Looks like I will head either to twin or the chain lakes on Friday then. Hope there is some decent ice

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3763 on: Feb 20, 2020, 10:44 AM »
Thanks Ray. Looks like I will head either to twin or the chain lakes on Friday then. Hope there is some decent ice
Dont waste your time going to the chain lakes, nothing but open water.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3764 on: Feb 20, 2020, 11:20 PM »
If fernan isn't fishable, chain lakes most definitely arent

Offline plfish

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3765 on: Feb 22, 2020, 10:46 AM »
Hit Blue Lake yesterday afternoon.  11” solid ice.  Slow fishing with only 5 perch landed with 2 crappie. Could see fish on the flasher but only half the time resulted in a bite.  Still....awesome day to be outside.  Others on the ice the past week have said activity has slowed down.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3766 on: Feb 22, 2020, 12:49 PM »
Hit Blue Lake yesterday afternoon.  11” solid ice.  Slow fishing with only 5 perch landed with 2 crappie. Could see fish on the flasher but only half the time resulted in a bite.  Still....awesome day to be outside.  Others on the ice the past week have said activity has slowed down.

plfish, Was that you my daughter and I talked to on Monday (Presidents Day)? We were just leaving in the silver Sequoia.  I haven't been back since then.  Pretty long drive for us from CDA.  That was a slow day.  I'm getting spring fever with these warm temps. 

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3767 on: Feb 22, 2020, 12:57 PM »
Yup that was me.  For whatever reason the activity has dropped off the past 2 weekends.  Some changing weather might help pick up things.

Offline atholmike

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3768 on: Feb 26, 2020, 11:27 AM »
I went out on Gamlin Lk. yesterday. had 4 in. of ice. about 1.5 in was clear. At 1st I stayed close to the truck with a rope with in reach. After a couple of hours 3 other guys showed up and went out in the middle of the lake, then I went out and joined them. I didn't get any bites. I am done with that lake for the season. I also checked Shepard lk. and it had about 6 in. of ice. I think this weekend I will try Granite or Blue Lks.

Offline idahtana

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3769 on: Mar 03, 2020, 09:06 AM »
Does anyone know if someone went through the ice on Shepherd lake?  I drove by there yesterday and there was a single folding chair on the north end of the lake by the weeds and no one around.  There was a hole to the east of the chair with what looked like drag marks out.  There was no rig at the boat launch / parking area.  Just curious if anyone had information on what the story was there.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3770 on: Mar 22, 2020, 06:55 PM »
Saw a lone ice angler stretching the season on Sacheen Lake in Pend Oreille County, WA, on Saturday March 21st, 2020.  Probably will fall through if he keeps it up.  Someone did break through a few times getting out off the boat ramp.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3771 on: Mar 22, 2020, 06:58 PM »
Wow, that's crazy, considering that ice conditions were less than ideal up there this year.

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Re: North Idaho Ice
« Reply #3772 on: Mar 25, 2020, 07:37 PM »
Idahogator, No posts from him this year, are you OK? I kind of miss your posts, Hope you are well. Anybody know?

 



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