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2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« on: December 22, 2016, 09:18:00 PM »
I haven't had a chance to drive by any local waters lately. How are they looking? Ant ice left?

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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2016, 01:59:23 PM »
Just drove by Chapman's Pond. 100% iced in. Didn't look very thick, but it was definitely fully covered.

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2016, 08:35:16 PM »
Heard from my wife's brother that he saw some people ice fishing on a local lake today. Not sure how thick the ice was, but there were some people out on it.

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2016, 07:27:36 AM »
Didn't need my auger at Beach...me and my silver buddy piled them up! Hoping to get back next week we found a pile of fish and bait.

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2017, 04:10:29 PM »
Drove by Chapman Pond this afternoon. About 20% open, but only well away from shore. The entire shore is locked in ice. Not sure how thick it is, but it doesn't look safe for sure.

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2017, 01:41:31 PM »
Chapman Pond is wide open today!

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2017, 09:40:08 AM »
Chapman Pond is wide open today!

Hope it stays that way ;D

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2017, 09:47:23 PM »
Ice seems to  be very soft this winter...lol!

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2017, 11:14:29 AM »
Ice seems to  be very soft this winter...lol!

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2017, 10:24:46 AM »
As of Saturday afternoon, Chapman Pond was about 80% covered in ice again. I'm sure with the cold temps Saturday night and yesterday it is probably 100% covered now.

But with the today through Wednesday, and the rain coming Wednesday, it'll likely be wide open again by the end of the week. What a rollercoaster ride this winter!

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2017, 04:34:09 PM »
Drove by Chapman Pond this afternoon - 70% open water!

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2017, 04:46:07 PM »
Should be clean by wed. night warming up the next 48hrs.

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2017, 03:09:21 PM »
Chapman Pond was wide open today when I drove by. I had to fight the urge to drive home and hook up the boat and head out for a few hours just to wet a line. Just had too many other things to get done today to be able to forfeit time in the office to go fishing.

I know, I know. Priorities  :facepalm:  (giggle)

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2017, 09:29:48 AM »
Chapman Pond was wide open today when I drove by. I had to fight the urge to drive home and hook up the boat and head out for a few hours just to wet a line. Just had too many other things to get done today to be able to forfeit time in the office to go fishing.

I know, I know. Priorities  :facepalm:  (giggle)

It certainly was warm enough!  Crazy winter, almost 60 yesterday and a blizzard today :P

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Re: 2016-2017 Ice Conditions
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2017, 10:39:24 AM »
Crazy winter, almost 60 yesterday and a blizzard today :P

I know!! Who knows what the next few weeks will be like with this crazy kind of weather pattern  :hmm: