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    Is anyone out fishing in this cold cause boy does my line freeze And second. Is anyone catching anything at all on tip ups.????? Oh and eielson 16" ice. Ridiculous amount of snow. And no fish today!

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    I was out on Chena Lake a few days ago and did really well deadsticking dinky rainbows (8-10"). I don't fish much when the temperature's below -20.

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    I wasn't as far north as you guys, but I was fishing Lake Lucille in Wasilla. I caught 10 rainbows, but took me 6 hours to do so. Biggest was about 15 inches.
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    I was out yesterday, biggest I caught was 10 incher but my brother in a hole no more then 10 feet away pulled out a 23 inch rainbow. I wanted to beat him with it too lol.

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    well 50 degree temp change and to much sno turned me away. I didnt want to b the 1st 1 breaken trail thru 15 inch of sno

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ak Laker Hunter View Post
    well 50 degree temp change and to much sno turned me away. I didnt want to b the 1st 1 breaken trail thru 15 inch of sno
    Pansy :P lol

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    I went down to Upper Summit and fished for 3 hours, got 3 small dollies. There was 8" of overflow, hopefully it freezes soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barbo View Post
    I went down to Upper Summit and fished for 3 hours, got 3 small dollies. There was 8" of overflow, hopefully it freezes soon.
    Ouch that's some trudging through slop... should freeze soon, cold as all get out now

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    I know someone that caught a 32 inch lake trout Saturday...not me. It was Hard Luck with the cold that came in.

    Fishing in portable huts with heaters helps keep the line ice free. Normaly I go with a cut off point around -30. I need some nudge to go out in -20, anything warmer I can be ok with for ice fishing.
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    I think I need a bigger heater, I was freezing in my pop up on long lake last night. I did catch my first burbot though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by duckslayer56 View Post
    I think I need a bigger heater, I was freezing in my pop up on long lake last night. I did catch my first burbot though.
    Well, if it was as cold there as it was here in Biglake it was -40F (this morning any way).

    Any pics of the Burbot?

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    Yeah, our temperatures in Two Rivers tend to track North Pole pretty closely, but right now it's -26 at my house and -45 in North Pole. I'd really like to get some fishing in this week, but we'll see. Sometimes it's warmer up towards Chena Hot Springs and not too bad at the 45- and 48-mile ponds, even when it's very cold in North Pole.

    How'd duckslayer catch the burbot?

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    He wasn't a big one, only 15 inches. I got him on a piece of herring suspended about a foot from the bottom. I had a few other hits, but didn't hook them.


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    Awesome dude

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    Nice - that guy looks well-fed.

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    Nice bot, I was out there on sat. Didn't hook n e thing. It was pretty darn cold n wind started picking up. Fished 2-3 hrs not a single nibble. Gave up went home.

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