Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

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Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

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Steve Carney: Poor ice conditions disrupt potential great second half to ice-fishing season in Minnesota

Father and daughter, Daryl Mattson and Nicole Jahnke, of Verndale, Minn., walked their way to some ice-fishing action in western Minnesota. Is state ice deteriorating rapidly? Note the open water behind the couple. All ice anglers should use great caution if they’re still chasing fish. (Photo by Steve Carney)
It’s hard to believe ice conditions are regressing so early, so quickly. But that’s what we get with extremely warm weather in January and now February. The recent warm stretch was probably the longest I’ve experienced in late January and early February, and it really has disrupted what potentially appeared to be a great second half of the ice-fishing season.
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