We've had a couple weeks of pretty warm temps. I don't think it's been warm enough to melt the ice quite, but I wouldn't be surprised if there were a fair bit of slush on top. I just heard that Curlew has about 18 inches still. Second-hand info though. Haven't been able to get out in the last couple weeks myself.
The perch I was catching at Palmer were pretty smallish. Got several 10+ inchers but most were probably under 9. There sure were tons of them though!