4-5" is ok for me if I am over the shallows, 6+ if its over 4 feet, A LOT more if I am driving on it!
and you better know where the springs are!!!
good news .....my auger started right up, pulled plug first and WD in cylinder, then new gas and 4 pulls.
about time I had something go right!!!
the pop up (clam) is up and open in the back yard now airing out....the neighbor asked if I was in the dog house LOL.
vexlar batteries are good too. (holding charge)
I am going to try a few flies this year, maybe tip a few with waxies .....some action is better than none.
good to meet ya poopdeck, hope ya get many flags this winter.
if ya see an xterra in the middle of the night out on the ice playing bob marley really loud.....that would be me.