Target Species: Crappies and Bass
Location: Northern Massachusetts
Depth: 8' to 19’
Air Temp: 26-32 degrees
Ice Conditions: 13 inches of ice with a 3 inch slush pocket
The weather change from yesterday was very dramatic as today the temps are in the upper 20’s and there are high winds blowing as well. We only had a few hours so stayed close to home and fished a small pond that has a good population of crappies and sunfish with bonus bass thrown in.
So far the ice and shorelines are holding up but our access point has a little open water and you had to watch where you step to stay on the ice. The little snow we had yesterday was froze on the ice surface and made for walking a lot easier. Ice conditions have 10-11 inches of surface is and then a 2-3 inch slush pocket and then a couple of inches of good ice underneath.