2019/2020 ice fishing season thread

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  1. Warner

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    5A06DFF4-0F59-4108-A029-DDB6DDD95E56.jpeg I was able to get out last weekend. Cold and windy the bite was non existent! It was fun tho!
     
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    Do you set lines (tip up we call them here) other than the spearing hole?
     
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    Hey Warner. We use tip ups here too. For me that is a separate kind of excursion. Typically we set out the tip ups (2 per person), build a fire shore, eat, relax while waiting for flags. The tradition with our group is to do this trip New Years day, followed at the cabin with a fish fry.
     
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    Yeah, buddy, that sounds like a blast!
     
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    This should be our first GOOD weekend for fishing should have some good solid ice. We have sold close to 1600 lbs. of minnows this week.:)

    Gary
     
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    Great! Report how it went.
     
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    I fished here the other day. Its a 15 minute drive from my house, I drove my truck on the ice from one end to the other and clocked it one time at about 4 km long. The fish finder view pictured was pretty much the same through the 3 or 4 hours I was there. Other anglers packed up and left but I sat on my stool and was rewarded by three kokanee salmon from one school that came by. All 3 were caught within a few minutes of each other. I dont know why I didnt shoot a pic of them. I sat on the ice just because until about 730 pm and then walked close to half an hour in the dark back to the boat launch where the truck was. Right around dusk Im sure I heard a cat crying or whatever you would call it, only lasted a few seconds but it was an eerie sound that cut through the quiet. It made me a bit uneasy so I kept an eye out with the head lamp but I didnt hear it a second time. I guess many dont lol. There were two eagles flying around. They would hang out on a dead standing and also swoop down across the lake for a look see. Work has been keeping me away from the ice lately. Dang it.
     

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