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Old 01-17-2023, 03:43 PM
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there is a highway onto calling at the provincial park. have not found overflow anywhere on the lake.good 4x4 can go just about anywhere. watch for ice heaves.
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Old 01-19-2023, 09:57 PM
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Anyone know if Keho or Park Lake are drivable right now? Or possibly Forty Mile?

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Old 01-20-2023, 04:12 PM
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Does anyone know how the ice and snow is on Buffalo Lake, can you drive on it? Thanks
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Old 01-21-2023, 08:40 PM
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Twin valley, Saturday Jan 21, 24” clear solid ice, zero fish near boat launch
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Old 01-21-2023, 10:46 PM
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Hi, anyone been to gull lake today, didn't get a chance to get today. Taking my wife and daughter tomorrow and was curious what the ice conditions were like. Thanks
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Old 01-22-2023, 04:06 AM
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Carson has 7.5-8" of clear ice. Nov 18, 22

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Old 01-23-2023, 05:36 AM
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Default Calling Lake

Hello folks!
Just got off of calling lake 21-24" of ice depending on location. Pretty good trails coming off the provincial park and small heave to cross right at entrance. This might need to be mowed down if it grows any more. Approx 10" of snow on the ice and I was able to drive anywhere with the 4 X 4.

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Old 02-03-2023, 06:56 PM
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Anyone have any update on Cross lake north of Westlock on ice conditions and access?

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Old 02-04-2023, 09:26 AM
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Feb 03, 2023

We got on the ice about 0830ish....from the south end and the ramp is good.

Ice is really hard and 28" of it.

Fishing was very slow...you name it, we threw at them....

I don't know what the problem was? Maybe a pressure change, a chinook? One thing was for sure, the ice was very active and that first big CRACK startled me...haha

Counted over 20 trucks on the ice.

Still better than a day at work...
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Old 02-04-2023, 06:32 PM
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Anyone have any update on Cross lake north of Westlock on ice conditions and access?

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20-24" of ice. 6" of packed snow. Easy getting on and around with a truck or all-wheel-drive suv
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Old 02-05-2023, 08:19 AM
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Just got back from 2 days at North Wabasca. Ice is 21Ē with approx 10Ē of snow on top. A few areas had flood water but most of the area I was in was good. Great ice roads to ice village, if you go beyond itís advised you have a shovel or chains.
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Old 02-13-2023, 11:41 AM
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Does anyone have updates on the ice at Lake Newell? Will be the first time for me this weekend. Are there many people that drive on? Thanks.
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Old 02-13-2023, 02:09 PM
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if we get another cold snap will need an auger extenion at pigeon lake
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Old 02-13-2023, 04:11 PM
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if we get another cold snap will need an auger extenion at pigeon lake
Any snow left? There wasn't much left as of last weekend...
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Old 02-13-2023, 06:28 PM
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Does anyone have updates on the ice at Lake Newell? Will be the first time for me this weekend. Are there many people that drive on? Thanks.
I was there this past weekend. The warm weather has some water running around on the surface. Ice is 21Ē. There is an ice heave that is on the east side of the lake and runs north and south pretty much the full length. Lots of vehicles all over. This warmer weather isnít helping only
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Old 02-14-2023, 08:43 AM
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Any snow left? There wasn't much left as of last weekend...
we got an inch or so yesterday overnight .
but yesterdays big wind i think that snow is in Saskatchewan now. was out for 1.5 hours before it blow me off the lake .
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Old 02-15-2023, 10:03 AM
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I was there this past weekend. The warm weather has some water running around on the surface. Ice is 21Ē. There is an ice heave that is on the east side of the lake and runs north and south pretty much the full length. Lots of vehicles all over. This warmer weather isnít helping only
Thanks for this old dog. Do you know if you can get onto the lake from the north end through the resort?
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Old 02-16-2023, 06:28 PM
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Does anyone know what its like out at Forty Mile by Bow island? was hoping to head there this weekend, or somewhere else within a few hours of lethbridge with good walleye/pike. Otherwise I'll probably head to twin valley, i know that had good ice a few weeks ago, or just go out somewhere near crowsnest pass. thanks
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Old 02-17-2023, 09:59 AM
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I was wondering if anyone has info on ice thickness at Battle. Havenít been out there this year yet. Looking to go from the park to the corner by the 4H centre.
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Old 02-17-2023, 10:03 AM
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Thanks for this old dog. Do you know if you can get onto the lake from the north end through the resort?
X2... I am also curious if the shorelines have held up, hoping to get on the lake this weekend. TIA

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Old 02-17-2023, 10:39 AM
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X2... I am also curious if the shorelines have held up, hoping to get on the lake this weekend. TIA
Just returned yesterday from a shallow SW bay. Ice is a solid 24"+/- and I had no problems accessing onto/off of the ice. Trails are somewhat muddy depending on pm temps. Fishing was slow.
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Old 02-17-2023, 03:23 PM
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deep freeze incoming for southern AB. Any concerns about ice and shorelines are for naught..... going be near 30" by the time this snap ends, in the southern reservoirs.
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Old 02-17-2023, 07:04 PM
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I was wondering if anyone has info on ice thickness at Battle. Havenít been out there this year yet. Looking to go from the park to the corner by the 4H centre.
was there last Sunday drove on about 2 feet of ice there was a guy fishing off the point by the 4h centre
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Old 02-17-2023, 08:40 PM
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was there last Sunday drove on about 2 feet of ice there was a guy fishing off the point by the 4h centre
Was that net there? I was there too, not much action. Gonna take the quad and give it a good go. I'm sure the ice is fine but scared myself out there once.
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Old 02-18-2023, 10:00 AM
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Crawling Valley

Drove on at the south end, excellent access.

Ice was 31".

Fishing was slow.

Lots of vehicles around....we saw 25+ from where we were sitting.

Weather was great....don't forget the sunscreen....

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Old 02-18-2023, 10:34 AM
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Was that net there? I was there too, not much action. Gonna take the quad and give it a good go. I'm sure the ice is fine but scared myself out there once.
Didnít see any nets but wasnít looking for any. They could be what part of the lake i drove at theboat launch
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Old 02-18-2023, 12:04 PM
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Didnít see any nets but wasnít looking for any. They could be what part of the lake i drove at theboat launch
Straight out from the boat launch. Right by the point at the 4-h bay.
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Old 02-19-2023, 08:50 AM
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deep freeze incoming for southern AB. Any concerns about ice and shorelines are for naught..... going be near 30" by the time this snap ends, in the southern reservoirs.
I was out at Eagle yesterday and is damn close to needing an extension.
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Old 02-20-2023, 03:56 PM
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Just FYI, someone thought it was a good idea to drive on park lake this weekend even though its been pretty warm lately. Sounds like everyone is ok though.

https://lethbridgenewsnow.com/2023/0...-at-park-lake/
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Old 02-21-2023, 01:48 PM
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"far south" Newell Sun/Mon..... about 23" of ice. Couldn't believe how good the conditions were, considering how warm it's been. Access points were great and ice was plenty thick with no water on top. Fishing was absolutely dead. So disappointed. 3 or 4 lure stealer slough sharks and only 1 walter. Lame. Hoping March picks up steam.

Best thing that happened was CO's were out bombing around in a side by side, making sure everyone was behaving. Wish there was more of that going on.
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