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Warmer temps needed to settle snow on lakes

By George Langley

As the North Woods heads into the late winter period, the ice has gotten deeper and the snow on the ice has gotten quite a bit thicker in the last several weeks.

Anglers will find some slush around holes where people have been drilling holes and fishing, but it is still a whole lot better than last year at this time. There has been quite a bit of snow in the last several weeks and no warm days to settle that snow down on the lakes.

Walleye fishing has

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 4:16 PM


0 #1 2013-02-22 21:19
I agree that a beneficial 'heat wave' (very brief) is needed to reduce/tighten up the snow. My ATV struggles to navigate the existing snow cover while venturing out on the ice. I suppose (sigh) I could purchase a snow machine...

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