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Outdoors: Prepping for early ice fishing

When you ice fish and live north of Highway 20 in northern Iowa and the month of November arrives, it’s time to think ice fishing. You never know what might happen. Here on the Iowa Great Lakes, there have been times when I have been ice fishing on Thanksgiving. OK, I know it’s only been three or four times over the past 40 years, but there is always that chance. More often, it’s somewhere around the middle of December, but the last couple of years it has even been later.

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