Posts Tagged 'winter'
First developed as a tool for survival, ice fishing was a way to access food during the winter months. Fishermen would create openings in ice-covered water to hunt fish with spears. Nowadays, fishermen use augers, technology, jigs and tents. “I fish from inside my tent with a heater going, while its cold and windy outside,” said Bob Truman of Sidney. But getting to that place on the ice takes time and “a little bit of […]
The annual Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is Saturday through Monday when Minnesota residents 16 or older can fish or dark-house spear without an angling or spearing license if they take a child younger than 16 fishing or spearing. “Ice fishing is a fun way to get outdoors in the winter,” said Jeff Ledermann, angler recruitment and retention supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “This weekend is a way to encourage anglers […]