An early deep freeze has anglers across north country eager to launch the 2018-19 ice fishing season.
(Photo courtesy of Vexilar)ERIE, Pa. — Gaze onto Presque Isle Bay these days and you’ll likely see legions of ice fishermen, huddled in shelters, enjoying their favorite winter activity. From the 1880s to the late 1920s, Presque Isle Bay in winter was inhabited by a different lot of outdoors types — scores of polers, plowmen, feeders, packers and foremen. In…
Last winter was one of most dangerous on record in New York for winter outdoor recreation, particularly for snowmobilers and ice anglers. Unfortunately, this one is not off to a good start. On Dec. 16, a Queensbury, N.Y., man drowned after falling through the ice while fishing on Edgecomb Pond, a small body of water in Warren County that allows…
Ice over parts of central and southeast Iowa has been reduced by unseasonably mild weather, Christmas Day rainstorm
Recent increase in temperatures reportedly has made ice conditions on some Wisconsin lakes unstable.
But they managed to get themselves and the ice house to safety, catching a few fish to boot.
Itching to get out on the lakes and enjoy the new ice? Tread lightly – or better yet, not at all – on lakes that include aeration features.