Wednesday, February 20, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Plowing Update - 2/20/19

Due to the heavy snow and very difficult visibility on the lake, we will be closed today after 11 am. We advise anglers to avoid coming to the lake today as getting stuck is a strong possibility. Our goal is to begin plowing on the lake Thursday morning and hopefully have roads going to Center and Pillsbury by the afternoon.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Plowing Update - 2/13/19

We've got very nice roads plowed again to all the same spots we've been plowing this winter! There are numerous offshoots plowed through the banks of the road to get into different areas of Waconia Bay, Center and Pillsbury Reef. If traveling well off road, it’s best to have a 4-wheel drive truck, although some have gotten stuck off road with capable vehicles. Big drifts are hidden well with the fresh snow. As always, be prepared with a shovel and tow strap. Good Luck and we’ll see you on the ice!

Edit: Any long single lane paths were not plowed by the marina, and are likely privately plowed roads to a single fish house. We recommend avoiding those paths with vehicles/houses to avoid being stuck as they more than likely will not have an area to turn around.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Plowing Update - 2/12/19

We will not be plowing lake roads today due to the increasing wind conditions. We will be opening the road to Center and Pillsbury tomorrow. It is still possible to get around with 4-wheel drive trucks or AWD (if it sits higher).

Friday, February 8, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Plowing Update - 2/8/19

We plowed our road open again past Waconia Bay and Center Reef ending at Pillsbury Reef. We also have plowed to Cemetery Reef to the east as well. It is still possible to go off road with 4 wheel drive trucks and bigger AWD SUVs. However, please drive slow, as there are plenty of drifts off road with some of them being hard and tough to see. Be prepared with a shovel in case you get stuck. If going off road with a wheel house, it's best to blaze a path with the truck first before having the house hooked up. We'll see ya on the ice! Good luck!

Thursday, February 7, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Snow & Visibility Update - Closing Early Today, 2/7/19 at 1 pm

CLOSED EARLY FOR TODAY at 1 pm! We are closing for the rest of today because of the snow and increasingly bad visibility. Traveling on the lake is currently difficult. If going out on Lake Waconia, we suggest 4 wheel drive trucks only and to be prepared if you get stuck. Stay safe!

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Plowing Update - 2/6/19

We re-plowed our road today from the marina, past Waconia Bay and Center Reef, ending at Pillsbury Reef. We did not plow the road to Cemetery today. With the upcoming snow and wind conditions predicted, we might not plow again until the weather improves. However, we expect to have our roads good to go again before the weekend! It's still possible to go off-road with 4-wheel drive or AWD, but pay extra attention to drifts. They are difficult to see with the fresh blanket of snow, so take it nice and slow. We will update when we know more. Good luck!

Friday, February 1, 2019

In Towne Marina Lake Waconia Plowing Update - 2/1/19

Hello Everyone! We made it through the extreme cold. Now it's time to get fishing! We have a very nice road coming from our access that goes past Waconia Bay, by Center Reef and out to Pillsbury Reef . Also, we plowed a good road out to Cemetery Reef today as well. 4-wheel drive trucks can go off road in most places too. There are a few bigger drifts in spots so pay attention to those if you're going off the beaten path. Should be a GREAT weekend to be on the ice!