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FG/Lost Dog Ice?
Does anyone know whether safe ice has reached Lost Dog or the Confluence yet?
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Re: [roynut] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
In the latest UT DWR fishing report it says that there is ice but not safe to fish on.

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

There's ice from Lost Dog (Confluence) up to Firehole. The ice at Firehole is reportedly six to seven inches thick. Lost Dog recently capped, so the ice is still marginal and not fishable..

Hope this helps!
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Re: [knottyhookr] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
Thanks! Yes, it was very helpful. Hopefully this means there will be safe ice in a week or two.
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Re: [roynut] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
People were fishing on the ice Saturday just north of the confluence They drove in from Lost Dog and the east side of the reservoir.
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Re: [Cessna150] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
First photo is looking south to confluence. The second one is right over the confluence. Both photos taken 12/15 in pm.
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Re: [Cessna150] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
Thanks, Cessna 150!

That's useful. In the distance view of the first picture, I'm not sure if I'm seeing ice or wet water. You would know by seeing the movement of waves or not. What do I look for in the still picture in the distance view of water or ice to know the difference?

Ronald :)

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Re: [Cessna150] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
Thanks! I have to say that you consistently come through for the rest of us when we need recon at FG. Your photos are really valuable.
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Re: [RonPaulFan] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
I went fishing at Lost Dog today (Thursday). I fished in the middle of the Green River channel in about 70' of water. The ice is clear and about 7" thick.

I got a decent view of the entire area as I approached, and in the morning it looked to me like the ice extended beyond the cliffs and down south of the confluence, but from a distance it didn't look safe south of the cliffs. There was what looked like open water right around the cliffs, but I noticed as the day wore on that the water expanded quite a bit to where by late afternoon the entire area around the cliffs and across to the eastern shore looked like it was open water. However, I think it was actually a thin layer of water on top of the ice. I didn't walk over there to investigate further.

The fishing was so-so but good enough. The macs were smallish and the rainbows were mostly good sized. Weather was perfect--no wind at all, sunny, and mild enough to take off the jacket.
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Re: [roynut] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
Thanks for the update. I'm heading to Green River for the weekend at the in-laws and am hoping to get out a couple days.
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Re: [roynut] FG/Lost Dog Ice? In reply to
Thank-you, Roynut! I expect that I will fish there. I like to look for structure (and fish) with my camera. Last time I fished on the side off an underwater cliff.

Ronald :)

Ronald :)

Let's go fishing! I prefer to fish with others. I'm well equipped with plenty to share and have a vehicle with amazing off road capabilities to get us to even hard to reach fishing destinations. Let's team up! Private Message me to suggest I come to where you're fishing or plan a trip with me! Now that it's ice fishing season, let's become a team and enter tournaments! I'm also open to becoming a team member for the professional tournaments. I know I don't have the skills and experience of the professionals, but I would be a team asset by having the energy to work hard running around making holes and exploring for the best locations to set up. I have plenty of vacation time saved up to allow for tournaments in other states with plenty of time to scout and practice for the specific lake there. Also, surf fishing (a coast) is in my future.

be prepared, be very prepared

Don't become a Zombie in The Great Collapse!

I'm using my BFT profile as my personal dating website and posting my latest date invitations to single young BFT fisherladies with courage enough to put a worm on a hook. Is fishing just a guy thing (very few women participate in our fishing group)? But, in the future harsh times to come, BOTH parents will need to have traditional provider skills to raise their children to be among the survivors. Movie and Dinner Date Proposal: Buffalo Boys Luxury Seats and Replicas also Luxury Seats -- both at the Sandy Megaplex -- accept and meet me there. Ice Fishing date proposal: Join me or a group of us for ice fishing fun!