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Old 02-27-2006, 03:51 PM
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I havent went icefishing since i was 4 years old and want to start out again, i have all the gear i need and then some, but i dint know how much ice i need to have on the lake. i weigh 220 and was wondering how much ice there should be before i start fishing?

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Old 02-27-2006, 04:49 PM
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I've been on 4 inches before but would rather be on 6 inches or better
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Old 03-01-2006, 09:44 AM
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3-4" of "good" ice is all you need to walk on
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Old 03-01-2006, 12:42 PM
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Like TeeJay said 3-4" is good to walk on, 6-8 is good for an ATV and I like about 12 or moreto go on it with my truck
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Old 03-01-2006, 02:50 PM
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3" here, I weigh 185
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:00 PM
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150lbs here...3" in the absolute minimum I'll step out on.
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:49 PM
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There has been alot of bad ice here this year with alot of people getting wet so I'm sticking with six inches. On a normal year six inches of good ice has held a small pick-up truck but I don't think it would be wise this year. At least not up here.
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