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#3161976 - 12/03/13 08:12 AM
Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area
Hartley Offline
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Hey guys whats the ice conditions like for the Chisago lakes area?
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#3162395 - 12/03/13 06:09 PM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Hartley]
Pannyraid Offline
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Fished the channel on Chisago on Saturday. There was about 5 inches of ice.
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#3165756 - 12/08/13 08:14 PM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Pannyraid]
Stringerless! Offline
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Channel today 12" with tape. Nothing but TINY sunnies and crappies.
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#3165877 - 12/09/13 05:47 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Stringerless!]
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Idiots driving on forest lake i had about 8 inches of ice
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#3166133 - 12/09/13 11:02 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: GSP4ME]
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Same idiots on North Center I measured 6-8 but was told 8-10 (that's the reason I always check myself)saw a full size suburban out there. I will just walk for a while yet. No clear ice, I only found white ice out there. But the crappies where small but biting good for the kids. Saw one flag and and a northern pulled up.
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#3166864 - 12/10/13 09:13 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: GSP4ME]
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Originally Posted By: GSP4ME
Idiots driving on forest lake i had about 8 inches of ice




I know one of those silly-me's, it would have been a black dodge ram. He says he measured 12.5 on fannie and 11.5 on Pauls. I was out spearing fannie on Sunday and measured 10". I told him to be careful fish lake only had 5" under the deep drifts on Sat.

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and your foot off the rope." -unknown-
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#3167336 - 12/10/13 07:42 PM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Archerysniper]
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One of my boys was out there with his little toyota too. AFTER he measured 12. He did say the full size rigs were driving fast.
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#3167649 - 12/11/13 09:48 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Stringerless!]
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When are people gonna learn not to drive fast on the ice. Just plain stupidity! Do they realize the wake they are creating underneath the ice and possibly cause a break in the ice and go down. Where is Mr. or Mrs. Green pants when you need them? Mr or Mrs Green pants is probably wasting time on something to small and not lecturing the morons speeding on lakes.
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#3167674 - 12/11/13 10:09 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Hartley]
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Who would be in control of the speeders on Chisago? That gets to be a little much. Its the Indy 500 trying to get out to the A-frame.
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#3167735 - 12/11/13 11:15 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: BryeGuy]
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Originally Posted By: BryeGuy
Who would be in control of the speeders on Chisago? That gets to be a little much. Its the Indy 500 trying to get out to the A-frame.


Yeah I get what you're saying, I am just venting. Also, I can't understand why the race to the A frame just for some 7" sunfish. I've been fishing that lake for 30+ years and the quality just isn't there anymore. But its still a good place to keep people entertained.
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#3168433 - 12/12/13 09:59 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Hartley]
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The a-frame is the only place to fish in that whole area up there.
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#3168572 - 12/12/13 01:15 PM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: fsnrod]
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Originally Posted By: fsnrod
The a-frame is the only place to fish in that whole area up there.


FAIL!!! frown
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#3168868 - 12/12/13 07:59 PM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Hartley]
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Hartley, let them all fish the a-frame. That's where all the fish are anyway! Really. Really! whistle

You can have my baitcaster when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
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#3169105 - 12/13/13 07:33 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: LegattoAD]
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Originally Posted By: LegattoAD
Hartley, let them all fish the a-frame. That's where all the fish are anyway! Really. Really! whistle


Dinner bell too, they're smashing them! wink
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#3170031 - 12/14/13 08:32 PM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Hartley]
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Guys. Come on. We all know a spot named the dinner bell has to hold all the fish in the area. Not some stupid a frame place. wink
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#3179327 - 12/31/13 07:28 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: mww24]
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Anyone have an update on ice thickness for Chisago? Thanks.

You can have my baitcaster when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
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#3179394 - 12/31/13 08:58 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: LegattoAD]
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Originally Posted By: LegattoAD
Anyone have an update on ice thickness for Chisago? Thanks.


You can drive just about anywhere. I've been driving out there for 2 plus weeks. Ice thinckness is around 15-16 plus inches.
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#3179419 - 12/31/13 09:18 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: Hartley]
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Thanks, Hartley!

You can have my baitcaster when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
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#3179583 - 12/31/13 11:41 AM
Re: Ice conditions for Chisago lakes area [Re: LegattoAD]
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Green was 17 inches in back bay on Saturday. Sunday on South Lindtrom was 18.With a tape.
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