Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

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Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby mbieweng » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:26 pm

Planning on heading out to Grass Lake on Saturday afternoon if the weather works out right.

Does anyone have any info on the current ice conditions? Nearby lakes are reporting 6+ inches (http://www.lake-link.com/Illinois-Fishi ... nnel-Lake/) so I'm assuming it's good.

Launch area here: http://goo.gl/maps/8l0zU
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby dbur » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:32 am

was planning to be there around 2pm on Sat, please post snow/ice conditions if you get there sooner... let's just hope we get plenty of snow on Friday
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby dewsy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:16 pm

I think I should be there by about 3 o'clock, staying until dark. Looking forward to some drinks at the end if anybody wants to stick around.

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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby WaWaZat » Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:19 pm

Did you guys get any up there today? How was the ice & snow cover? I was teetering between lots of work and marginal winds down here. Never really seemed to get anything worth it enough to put things down and head out to the South side fields.
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby Luke* » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:28 pm

Grass lake ice is good . Could use some more snow but still lots of fun today.
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby WaWaZat » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:39 pm

Luke* wrote:Grass lake ice is good . Could use some more snow but still lots of fun today.

Sweet! What kind of winds and for how long? I chose not to go and since I'm a masochist, I wanna hear all about how I made the wrong decision….
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby dbur » Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:17 am

was there 1 to 6pm... nice session with steady wind almost till the sunset (12m hq matrixx), surprised there were only very few of us...
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby dbur » Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:28 pm

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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby dbur » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:41 am

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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby West » Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:07 pm

Awesome, just awesome......great pic at sunset, pretty much says it all!!!!!!!!! more snow tuesday it looks like, keep ripping it boyz......... :)
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby V » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:00 am

Gonna be good for the next few days for sure. Had a flat tire that caused me $300 is damage and a hell of a morning yesterday. I am sick of driving! Gotta work Sat but going to try and get out on the snow board this week at some point.
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby KitKrazy » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:46 pm

I live about 3 miles from Grass Lake. We're supposed to have some good northerlies in the next few days, and we just got about a foot dumped on us. Should be really good.
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby WaWaZat » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:13 pm

So is the ice solid everywhere? Been above freezing all week on the So side. Do all you guys ride with ice picks?
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Re: Grass Lake Snowkite Saturday 2/23 Afternoon

Postby FrankZ2 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:18 am

I was wondering the about ice conditions too. Anyone been up there? No one has updated the lake link for Channel Lake recently (http://www.lake-link.com/Illinois-Fishi ... nnel-Lake/).

I do carry ice picks around my neck, but I think grass lake is pretty shallow anyways.
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