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 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.
such as the white crocodile fish live down to 2,000 feet in water that ranges down to about 28[degrees]F.
The best places to ice fish
are usually over the edges of weedbeds and areas that go from shallow to deep water fairly quickly.
On top of that, a bunch of us like to ice fish
and thought it would be a good thing for Boylston.