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Old 12-10-2011, 09:25 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Ribeye View Post
I fish a pond that is used to flood cranberry bogs.The conduit for the pump house extends about 50 ft. from the shore straight out.There could be 5 in. of safe ice but a 6 ft. round patch of very thin stuff above the end of the conduit.BE VERY CAREFUL. Thanks.
Yes,,,ditto.....and more of the same! Lake up north we snowmobile can have over a foot everywhere but one spot known to have open water often.

Under water structure, underwater springs, currents, etc play a huge part in ice thickness. I know I sound motherly here but I also know how easy it is to see a truck on the ice in -20 below and feel safe only to see a spot on the other side of a lake that seems sketchy and slushy....

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