Grand Traverse Area 2017/18

Discussion in 'Icefishing LP inland lakes and rivers' started by Randyflash, Dec 9, 2017.

  1. Randyflash

    Randyflash

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    Seeing reports of ice forming in the Cadillac area...I would imagine shallow lakes in TC area should be starting to skim over by now...I’m not looking to fish your spot but trying to get a gauge of how far along we are in the ice making process...if you have an ice report for TC please post...any update would be appreciated
     
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  2. Shamus Megill

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    Small lakes off M72 are covered. Who knows how much is there but it's in the making. South Lake Leelanau first bay was frozen over when I drove by Saturday.
     

  3. ajhallfr

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    I'm hoping my go-to lake isn't froze up yet with all this snow, bit it's too far out of my way to check.

    Keep the ice reports coming.
     
  4. Shamus Megill

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    AJ if it is a smaller lake, it will be locked up and accumulating snow. If its larger it may have a chance to have enough movement where it hasn't locked up yet so there is hope if it is Long Lake size or larger.
     
  5. Plowboy357

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    Had a solid inch on spider lake sunday evening, hoping for good ice by Friday. The strong wind last night was kind enough to blow most of the snow off the ice.
     
  6. Boardman Brookies

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    Heavy snow isn’t helping....
     
  7. dtm88

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    Has anyone checked ice lately?
     
  8. Plowboy357

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    Guys fishing on very south end of spider lake ( Hobbs Hwy ) last sunday, I had 2-3" this morning on north end. Should be good to go by Sun/Mon with the deep freeze
     
  9. ajhallfr

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    I haven't been out towards Skeg at all, any reports on ice there? I'm pretty sure it's still a little early, but I may try to take a trip over there Friday just to check conditions.
     
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  10. bassnbucks

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    Green lake still had open water today. Duck is locked up and snow free but I didn't see any tracks on it. South leelanau had open water on west side still. Silver is locked up and has been snow free for a few days.
    I drive by these lake s for work but don't carry a spud. Hope this helps.
     
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  11. Outdoor2daCore

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    I’ll check Skegemog tomorrow for ya Ajhallfr I gotta run an errands nearby anyway
     
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  12. evil eye's

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    What lakes are ready up in the tc this weekend thanks
     
  13. Outdoor2daCore

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    I’d say none this weekend but several should be by next weekend, I checked Skegemog and several others in the area, only found 2-3” depending on area of gray mediocre ice, also 4-5” of fresh snow doesn’t help.
     
  14. papadale13

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    Went Long Lake TC area, talk to guy checking suicide launch and store said both places have 2 inches of ice
     
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  15. fishgtbay

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    Go to sport fish michigan facebook page it has Chad Diltz with a video on a "TC" lake and it has people on ice in background ....from this year....Be careful out there!!!!
     
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