The Ice is in with both anglers and snowmobilers out on the lakes. Here is a view of White Iron Lake taken by one of our Board Members, Jeff Pike on 1/9/16.
Remember, there really is no sure answer as to when Ice is safe. You can't judge the strength of ice just by its appearance, age, thickness, temperature, or whether or not the ice is covered with snow. Strength is based on all these factors -- plus the depth of water under the ice, size of the water body, currents, water chemistry, movement of fish, and the distribution of the load on the ice.
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