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Ice-Fishing Tips

Three tips to stay safe while ice fishing.

February 1, 2016
Ice-Fishing Tips
Ice-Fishing Tips Beckson Marine, Inc.

Many anglers pursue ice fishing after the boat is put to bed for the season. Ice safety is a subject almost as ripe with lore and wisdom as fishing itself. It’s way too much to address here, but I will offer these three tips.

[1] Carry a pair of ice picks or screwdrivers. These can be used to pull yourself up out of the water and along the ice should you break through it.

[2] Wear a life jacket under your snowmobile suit or use an insulated “float coat.”

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[3] Do not wear a life jacket while riding in an enclosed vehicle across the ice.

For more ice-safety information, visit takemefishing.org and search for ice fishing.

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