Going Ice Fishing, This Winter?
Here’s some things to keep in mind.
Ice fishing is a popular winter past time! If you are planning to head out on the ice, we found some tips that would be good to keep in mind.
These ideas can go a long way in ensuring your fishing trip is good, and you make it off the ice safely.
Keeping your wits about you can go a long way in making sure you keep safety as a focus. Preparation is key! You need a plan, along with proper hydration, sustenance, and the right layers of clothing.
We ran into this blog, where they came up with 13 (#lucky), ice fishing safety tips for you to know.
Like we said, preparation is key! Here’s a rundown of the 13 tips, you can check out their post for more.
- Share your fishing plans.
- Bring a friend.
- Talk to the locals.
- Follow ice thickness guidelines.
- Use a flotation suit.
- Carry a pair of ice picks/rescue claws.
- Carry a throw rope.
- Leave the lake before dark.
- Install proper ventilation (ice shanty).
- Have a portable power bank battery charger.
- Give the ice auger the respect it deserves.
- Stay hydrated.
- Layer up.
Read more: Thirteen ice fishing safety tips you need to know.
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