Fairhaven launch thin ice

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  1. Paddyspub

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    i went out this morning with girlfriends dad I had him behind me because I knew there was sketchy ice. I saw the transition from the old ice to the new ice took one step the ice spiderwebed and through I went luckily I was kind of expecting it and really didn't get wet. I went over the rocks to the right and got out fine. I know better that to now use a spud so please be careful
     
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  2. salmonslammer

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    Watch it by the rocks too.. some shelf ice in there. I went out on the road side the bathroom and around.
    Everywhere I went today was 3"...about half the length of the perch!
     
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  3. Guy63

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    Same action as the raft slammer?
     
  4. fishnpbr

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    14 degrees tonight should help out a little. I'll be there in the morning. Am I understanding stay to the right on the way out?

    Thanks
    Gregg
     
  5. Guy63

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    Either that or walk behind the shizzer to the left and around it sounds like.
     
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  6. Guy63

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    I'll be looking forward to a report I'm going to head out after work maybe 3ish if traffic ain't facked
     
  7. Guy63

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    Scratch that! I just looked got a meeting 2-4 I'm out. Hate my job!!!
     
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    Like i used to say, "love my trade........hate my job".....but now that i'm retired.....it wassss allll worth it.......lol....Keep the faith man.......i'll be out at fairhaven tomorrow or raft, ....
     
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  9. snortwheeze

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    Yes, you'll see where people are getting on to the right. Through the rocks. If not there can go farther right.. wish my buddy wasn't scared yesterday ! You're a vet, you'll be fine. Good luck
     
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    place is so iffy. went to raft, Lots of ice, saw two HUGE pike, one small gill and one perch, people were moving like crazy, talked to 4/5, knowone did well at all.....
     
  11. mcmich

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    don't walk straight out from the launch at Fairhaven, saw a guy take a dunk yesterday
     
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    Watched 3 people get wet there tried warning them they must not of heard me the wind was bad walking with there head down.
     
  13. snortwheeze

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    There's some guy's that "should" be out and some that shouldn't.. Spud bars save life's ! Spud, walk, Spud, walk.. always amazes me just watching guy's walk like there's 6+" of ice everywhere
     
  14. Guy63

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    Stopped at brian's to get some bait and asked how thick it was he said 1-3" so I bounced to the raft.
     
  15. fishinghorseman

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    Me too it was slow for me