Anglers looking for a good place to ice fish
should check out DEC's Public Lakes and Ponds map available on DEC's website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/42978.html.
"A lot of people say four inches, but I feel a lot more comfortable when it's six inches," says John Fraley, information officer for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks who likes to ice fish
in his spare time.
It lies in northern Minnesota along the Canadian border, an area affectionately referred to as "the icebox of the nation." It is no wonder that Voyageurs is considered the best place to ice fish in the national parks.
The end of February and beginning of March is a good time to ice fish at Grand Teton.
The unexpected nature of water not only enables us to walk on water and ice fish
, but also allows aquatic life to survive brutally cold winters, since surface ice actually helps insulate and slow the cooling of the water below.
Help fight off cabin fever by learning to ice fish
, taking up cross-country skiing or grabbing a pair of snowshoes.
The best places to ice fish are usually over the edges of weedbeds and areas that go from shallow to deep water fairly quickly.
The most popular species to ice fish for are panfish (bluegill, crappie, yellow perch, sunfish), pickerel, northern pike, walleye, and lake trout.
such as the white crocodile fish live down to 2,000 feet in water that ranges down to about 28[degrees]F.
On top of that, a bunch of us like to ice fish
and thought it would be a good thing for Boylston.
He says tullibees and whitefish, which are native to the lakes that he ice fishes
, don't work as well.
Science Glassies--During the winter of 1940 to 1941, researchers ice fished
73-acre Cedar Lake, Michigan, to determine diets of bluegills and yellow perch.