Hmm... When I was up on Sunday March 4th, it was 12+ inches in the two places I drilled. Since it was 8 inches one week later than that, and now another week's gone by, I would be extra careful, especially since fishing in a group requires thicker ice.
FWIW, the stocker fishing was still hot. Any bait, any color I tried, over a range of different depths. Got in the way of my sucker fishing.