Unfortunately its not early ice any more, my first ice was Dec 3, the mood of the fish on the Red has changed a lot since then. There are still big ones being caught every day but they are a tougher catch.The Skipper said:I do know a spot north of the bridge to know where that usually produces some quality eyes early.
Blackwatercats said:Ice is never 100% safe. Always need to use your common sense and go around any spot that looks suspicious especially near ridges. If a ridge or crack looks wet or like it was wet recently don't go near it.