Open water Ice off

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fishing Forum' started by Johnny2, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Johnny2

    Johnny2 New Member

    We had an unusually early spring last year, got on the lakes the first part of April. Knowing every year is different, anyone have a historical average date for ice off in the Sheridan, Bridge lakes area? Getting the itch to chase trout. Thanks
     
  2. Rotten Ronnie

    Rotten Ronnie Member

    Google Sheridan Lake webcam, still has snow on it.
     
  3. Zman

    Zman New Member

    Normally/historically the ice comes off Sheridan and Bridge in early May. The last two years we've had unusually early melts but this year is looking more like the norm. I was out ice fishing for kokanee today and still 16" of ice on the lake.
     
  4. Johnny2

    Johnny2 New Member

    Thanks Zman, headed there 3rd week of May .. should be good to go. How did you do with the Kok's ? Still 30" + of ice where we are.
     
  5. Zman

    Zman New Member

    No problem Johnny 2. I ended up with 4 that day. You're timing should be perfect. The ice came off Horse lake on Saturday, so it should be first week of May for Sheridan/Bridge.
     

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