Use Caution on the Brainerd Area Lakes

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First and foremost, there is never “safe ice” so always venture with care and never travel on ice you are uncertain about.  The ice conditions in the Brainerd area very heavily from lake to lake.  For example on the Whitefish Chain, we have found ice as thick as 20 inches and as thin as 8.  Gull Lake is in the same condition.  When you get towards the deeper water, the ice thins out drastically.  This year, the larger lakes  seem ...

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