Portions of the ice belt have a layer of hardwater, with eager anglers chasing that hot early season bite, while the rest are waiting for that first cold snap.
This means it’s a great time of year to freshen up on some important safety considerations as the early ice fishing season is upon us. It’s critical to have the right mindset and gear to be aware of your surroundings before hitting the ice for the first time this season.
Ice Thickness Guidelines
10 Ice Fishing Safety Tips
Safety Gear Checklist
3 Ways Your Fish Finder Can Help Keep You Safe
By following the tips in this article, you can feel more confident in taking on early season ice fishing for years to come.