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Going through the ice, in Lake Erie

Bowhunter57

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"J"

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I refuse too ice fish because of the falling thru issue.... If you ever hear of my demise falling thru the ice while fishing call the DA and prosecute someone for my murder hahahaha
 

jagermeister

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I just fished this same area today and also last night. I saw right where the quad went through. I hate to hear things like that. I wish people be a little more careful out there. The area they went through, near mouse island, is notorious for strong current and shitty ice. You don't wander from the beaten path when fishing off of Miller dock... At least not unless you're spudding every step of the way. They're damn lucky it wasn't worse. You go through the ice around there, good chance you're getting swept away. Just an example of how the current eats the ice... I was fishing over 14" of ice tonight... A tenth of a mile from me towards mouse island, the ice was only 6".
 
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MK111

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Lucky guy. Over 50 yrs. ago my older brother always ice fished up there. He invited me so I decided to go with him. One week before I was to go he was out and the ice broke off and they all had to be recused by chopper. I never did go.
 

Carpn

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Moral of the story ...the area around mouse and the pass always has questionable ice . . I went up the other day and fished west of catawba without a problem. Road my quad out about 3 miles . Sure was nice getting out . Caught 5 , missed a couple lost a couple, and broke one off . Ice was 8" plus everywI drilled.
 

MK111

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LOL and I'll be glad to just read the reports with you. I'm staying off the ice. I've used up most of my 9 lives and can't chance any more.

No way, no how! We've pulled more than a few people (and bodies) of the partly frozen river at work. Being in the ice in a gumby suit is cold enough. You guys can ice fish and tell me how it goes. Lol