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Predictions for first “safe ice”

Discussion in 'IceFishingMichigan.com' started by riverjigger1225, Dec 7, 2017 at 7:27 AM.

  1. riverjigger1225

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    I’m thinking the weekend of the 16-17
     
  2. lreigler

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    Also known as, predictions for first guys getting wet
     
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  3. Mr Burgundy

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    Epic
     
  4. Mr Burgundy

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    If the wind would lay down it would happen quickly
     
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  5. riverjigger1225

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    Yes for sure winds is killing me right now
     
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  7. U.P Dreamin'

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    More specific than that. It depends on where in that state.

    For reference, first ice for here in Michigan was over a week ago. But that wasn't anywhere close to LSC.
     
  8. jmaddog8807

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    Like said above, wind is really hurting it right now. Not giving the ice a chance to set up.
     
  9. U.P Dreamin'

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    My specific first ice body of water in the southern Lower Peninsula was fully locked up as of this morning.

    I'll be on ice next weekend.
     
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  11. swampbuck

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    I am going to go with Jan. 28, for Higgins lake.
     
  12. Mr Burgundy

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    One of my first ice spots was locked up this morning as well. Will be on the ice for sure by next week
     
  13. Mr Burgundy

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    5 days of solid below freezing temps is gonna help quite a bit.
     
  14. riverjigger1225

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    Wind might hurt just a bit but other then that nature’s making ice