For those on "pins and needles" wondering if you will be able to fish next Friday I have some what ambiguous news. The east end of Burke is ice free but it may have some about 3/8 of a mile in. It was either ice or a slack water area. I did not have my binoculars with me. Martha Lake was ice free and is the same elevation as Burke and Quincy. The west end of the Quincy Lakes was still gated off, the same as Martha. I did walk into Martha as the walk is wayyyy shorter. I expect everyone benefitting from this info to "like" the post as I think if I exceed 10 likes I can get the tenkara dude to share his flask. Unlike how he hoarded his stash at the Lynnwood fly show. Greedy little bugger (not of the woolly sort). Now this does generate a random thought. Woolly bugger...... is that a person who favors sheep or strictly a sunken fly pattern? Hmmm. I'm planning on fishing chronies in a lake off the Quincy Lakes west end approach.