Does anyone know if you can get into Smith and Morehouse during the winter without a snowmobile? I really enjoy fishing this beautiful lake in the summer and would love to hit it during the winter as well. Alas, I don't have snowmobile.
Let us know. I would love to check it out. I think it would add to the adventure to snowshoe or cross country ski in.WeakenedWarrior said:I just looked at it on Google Earth and it is only 2.2 miles from the turnoff to the dam. Maybe I will take up cross country skiing this winter! :idea:
I have done it a few times, but it has been a while. Good advice.Grandpa D said:If you have never snowshoed or X country skied before, do it a few times without the fishing gear first.
I would take my small Jet Sled, add some extra rope to it, and pull it behind me. Shouldn't be too hard. In fact, I may even leave the auger at home :shock: and use an ice-axe or hatchet instead. I guess it would just depend on how late in the season I can get up there. Definitely good advice about going light though. My sled doesn't hold A LOT of gear. Probably just a bucket, a couple of rods, tackle, food and drink, skimmer and something to cut through the ice with, and my boots, snow pants and parka (wouldn't want to wear those extra layers while skiing uphill pulling a sled). The trip back to the truck should be fun -- all downhill! This is actually starting to sound like a fun adventure! _O-Grandpa D said:I don't know how you would get an auger to fit into your backpack.
That sounds like a pretty good deal your offering up there. The roads not too steep , So you might have a tough time on the downhill pull too.orvis1 said:If anyone is really looking for a workout I will offer to ride in the jet sled as you pull me to the lake. In return on the downhill side I will pull you back as we sled down the hill. Any takers?