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Old 11-29-2014, 10:21 PM
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Default Cold lake up dates 2016

Normally Cold lake does not freeze over till late Dec.
This way the ice will not get much snow on top and will freeze thicker.
Whats going on this year .
Is it still open water in the lake ?
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Old 11-30-2014, 06:52 PM
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Still wide open. Lots of steam coming from the water the last couple days.
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Old 12-06-2014, 11:09 AM
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There ice fishing French Bay. Walking out. May try the ATV tomorrow.
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Old 12-07-2014, 10:01 AM
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And the slaughter begins !!!
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Old 12-07-2014, 10:53 AM
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4-4.5 inches on French bay
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Old 12-07-2014, 12:35 PM
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Hate to walk out and stand on top of an air pocket and the ice is only 2 inches instead of 4 .
Going to wait for the new year.
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Old 12-07-2014, 03:10 PM
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The ice in the main lake looks like it took a big jump in the last two days ! At least a km out from shore now , but very thin , was water there on Friday , but it helps !
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Old 12-07-2014, 04:10 PM
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The ice in the main lake looks like it took a big jump in the last two days ! At least a km out from shore now , but very thin , was water there on Friday , but it helps !
If the wind would just stay a way and not break it up
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Old 12-16-2014, 03:02 PM
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Does anyone have any new updates on cold lake?
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Old 12-16-2014, 03:12 PM
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The warm weather and a decent wind the other day set things back a bit. French bay looked really sketchy and no one on the ice on Sunday. another week or so of these average temps and it should build up a bit of ice. Main lake was wide open again on Sunday btw
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Old 12-16-2014, 03:33 PM
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Someone was Ice fishing on french bay this weekend black ice c 6-8 inches was posted in another group I am in
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:09 PM
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Thanks for the update headed there tomorrow night
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Old 12-17-2014, 12:59 PM
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Stay the hell of the ice!!! Not safe yet!
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Old 12-17-2014, 01:11 PM
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I was out on French Bay Last Saturday and Sunday as well as the Sunday before. Was on the ice with my ATV. There was a good 6-7 inches last week end.

Yes I caught but no keepers last weekend.
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Old 12-18-2014, 12:34 AM
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Use your head.................
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Old 12-18-2014, 01:43 AM
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Easier using my rod
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Old 12-19-2014, 12:52 PM
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Ya ice is no good stay off lol
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Old 12-19-2014, 12:54 PM
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Stay off with ur quad or truck that for sure
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Old 12-19-2014, 01:06 PM
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I dunno, 8" of clear is more than enough to walk onto safely. Not my pic, but still and that was almost a week ago with cold(ish) temps every day/night since.
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Old 12-19-2014, 01:27 PM
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The most I found was 5 inches yesterday and the day before but I didn't go to far into the bay
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Old 12-21-2014, 09:07 AM
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Any new updates from this weekend on frenchmans bay ice thanks headed out boxing day ,
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Old 12-21-2014, 09:19 AM
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I will be out there that day as well. going to try out my new lake mansion!
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Old 12-21-2014, 02:11 PM
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French bay has 9 inches (measured)
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Old 12-21-2014, 02:15 PM
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Stay off with ur quad or truck that for sure
Absolutely, your messing with your life! Seen people walked out two or three hundred yards from shore.
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Old 12-21-2014, 02:55 PM
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I love it when you guys give unsolicited advise. You mean to tell me you wouldn't walk or ATV on 9 inches of ice? Maybe you guys should take up knitting.
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Old 12-21-2014, 03:45 PM
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I walked straight out from the marina prob close to 1000 yards and it was 5 inches the wole way out that was a couple days ago anyways be Carefull unless you were all the way in the bay i never seen close to 9 inches
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Old 12-21-2014, 05:55 PM
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French Bay is a long way from the marina
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Old 12-21-2014, 05:59 PM
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French bay has 9 inches (measured)
Thanks for the update, splake0. We're planning on hitting CL on Tuesday - your ice report is greatly appreciated!
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Old 12-21-2014, 06:12 PM
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French Bay is a long way from the marina
Oh ok sorry I thought French bay was by the marina nm it's by the sask border right
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:09 AM
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There were a couple groups out from the marina yesterday. I would say they were a good 500 - 600 yards out.
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