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Lake: Joe Wright Reservoir
Fish: Arctic Grayling

Ice conditions at joe wright or chambers area?

Post By: jake3008      Posted: 2/11/2020 9:59:05 PM     Points: 110    
Has anyone been up to joe wright or the cambers area. Was thinking of going after some grayling but i have no idea what the ice is like right now.
 Reply by: Kev-o      Posted: Feb. 11, 10:21:28 PM     Points: 63847    
Last report for joe wright on 1-7-20 says 2’ of ice and 1 1/2’ of snow on top. Count on the ice being 6-12” inches thicker and another foot of snow on top of the ice. I’d imagine chambers has similar conditions this time of year from my experience. I’d highly recommend snowshoes if you go.
 Reply by: Troutbisquits      Posted: Feb. 12, 7:43:50 AM     Points: 411    
Last time I fished Joe Wright in the middle of Feburary I almost needed an auger extension. I would not be suprised if there is around 30" of ice. Makes it really difficult to move around.
 Reply by: jake3008      Posted: Feb. 12, 8:33:21 AM     Points: 110    
Thanks guys! That’s about what I expected for Joe right at this time of year.
 Reply by: cleo      Posted: Feb. 12, 8:38:11 PM     Points: 8    
Last weekend’s snow was legit up there. Early this week the snow was up to my thighs and made for difficult moving. Slush was mild.
 Reply by: randog      Posted: Feb. 13, 9:05:07 AM     Points: 1649