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Glowjig
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1/26/15 9:18 PM CST
Found a few takers .

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1/26/15 9:01 PM CST
Not sure if this has been posted yet but here are coordinates for those that want it of the bad spot. Steer clear when headed east/west. Can't say anything that hasn't been previously posted. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

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1/26/15 9:01 PM CST
Not sure if this has been posted yet but here are coordinates for those that want it of the bad spot. Steer clear when headed east/west. Can't say anything that hasn't been previously posted. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Jig king
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1/26/15 8:25 PM CST
Prop buster if u don't have anything constructive to say then don't say anything at all. Anything I've said has been in response to other peoples negativity. If ur gonna be negative don't post prop buster " Lips Sealed

Mr.B
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1/26/15 8:05 PM CST
The man who lost his life and his sons life, was an avid fisherman. He on Bago year round.His pashion was on the water or ice. As a father the toughest thing is the son and widow. The young man woke up and had great expectations of going fishing with his"DAD" As a friend of the family that hurts the most. Puke

Fresh Air
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1/26/15 7:55 PM CST
Been reading the posts after this tragic event. It is good to see people expressing their hearts even if a bit misguided at times. I am in full agreement with using wisdom and experience while on the ice. One thing I'd like to add is tragedy strikes in all places. Recently I was almost run over by a semi , who decided to switch lanes with out looking. I am reminded how quickly a life can be lost. I also rolled my truck last deer hunting season on some black ice. No matter the precautions we take, accidents happen. Ultimately we will all die and I can only pray that each one who reads this has assurance of there place in heaven when that time comes. Blessings to you all and Good Fishing!

Mr.B
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1/26/15 7:43 PM CST
Anyone who can help the Doro family who was devistated with yesterdays accident, there is a link to a fund raiser www.gofundme.com. I grew up with her. The loss of her son and husband is overwhelming. She is still numb and spending time with family. Even a all donation helps. Thanks, Mr.B Crying

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1/26/15 7:24 PM CST
Jig king....take your meds and go away, last week you were harassing a person on the Devil's Lake thread, now here...

DUK FEVR
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1/26/15 7:08 PM CST
I have no idea how much experience this gentlemen and son who died had with ice fishing or with bago itself. I can tell you that no matter how much experience you have on the ice, conditions change and you should be prepared. I like others who have posted was taught from a young age that at the boat ramp, radio gets shut off, belts off, windows open. When i take my boys, they hop in the front seat of my truck as well.

Speaking of experience, fishing guide Jim Hudson died up on Superior a couple years ago. You would be hard pressed to find a guy of his age with more experience. One poor decision, one change in conditions can put you in a life and death situation.

I never thought of throwing life jackets on the boys when driving around on the lake but i think i will now. Are they worth extra 2 minutes at the launch? Hell yes!

To all the folks who think they are invincible, I hope your ego's don't put you in a situation you can't get out of.

Condolences to the family of the deceased...

bent rods
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1/26/15 7:06 PM CST
dawn patrol I agree with you I've fished the east side all my life and springs pop up at any time. co park one year had two holes 50yrds round and there was 24 inches any where else point is belts off,window down, pay attention to where you drive besafe and good luck fishing folks

Fisher123
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1/26/15 6:58 PM CST
Honestly this is why I never take my vehicle out on the ice no matter what. I know that I can still have issues, but I never want this happening to me or my family. Even last year when I measured 30+ inches, I walked and pulled my shanty. I might be over cautious, but the ice scares me. Im not condemning what anyone else does, unless they put my safety at risk. 3 years ago I was on 14 inches and a 3/4 ton truck with a travel trailer came out. I have never heard the ice pop so much. We packed up and started to walk off as they drove up to us. That type of stuff is irritating and makes me that much more cautious. Like I said, im not saying what people do is wrong but just remember you are not only risking your life out there but you may be risking someone elses.

Jig king
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1/26/15 6:53 PM CST
Anyone trying bago for the first time is a beginner or inexperienced as dawn said no matter how much prior fishing you have under your belt. It's a very different lake from any other southern wi lake and its constantly changing day to day in major ways compared to the small lakes

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1/26/15 6:40 PM CST
Lady Bago isn't for beginners, but how do you define a "beginner"??? Inexperienced is a better word. The inexperience can be as simple as when guys that been fishing small lakes forever come out and treat Lady Bago the same. She's an ornery old lady.

It's scary to hear these tragic tales when I remember driving over 2x6's to cross gaps miles out on the Bay of Green Bay as a kid with my old man. Puts in in perspective and perhaps why I have the respect for the water that I do.

I was taught 2 things: 1) before tires hit the ice: belts off, windows down 2) the ice can change any minute and you're never safe so drive slow and keep your eyes peeled.

Still follow those rules when I park on the ice along the shore.

We all have made mistakes and some of us have paid for them, let's not bash each other or make stabs at others. We are all a family out there and when we lose one it hurts whether we agree with how that person went about things or not. Someone lost a son, a husband, a kid, a neighbor, a friend... let's learn something here. Let's learn a little compassion.

Fish4theFuture
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1/26/15 5:10 PM CST
I am not cold at all. You don't know me. If your just getting into this sport stAy off this lake or hire a guide that is experienced there are a couple of good ones on this body of wAter. This isn't a lake for trying ice fishing for the first time.

Jig king
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1/26/15 4:49 PM CST
Future ur cold man. lake links is for this exact thing to warn people of dangers and different ways to stay safe. I know ur probably the most experienced and best fisherman out there but some people are new to the sport and some of the advice on here could help save lives. Yes we all enjoy a good fishing report, ice conditions, pics, etc, but lots of people see others driving on big lakes and feel like they are safe to do the same. So why don't u take ur cold hearted report down and get off lake links because u are not the kind of person that any of us on here want to be sharing advice with. My prayers are with everyone affected by this tragedy.

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