Ice fishing season arrival makes a good time to review regulations

It’s a reminder that it doesn’t hurt to review the rules and regulations for whatever season is coming up or in progress. Here’s a short review of some of the rules that guide fishing through the ice.

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WORTH A LOOK: How to survive a fall through the ice

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources put together a helpful graphic that tells us when it’s safe to be on the ice. Brad Dokken followed it up with some tips that may save your life if you’re on the ice and the worst happens.

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Doug Leier: Looking Back on 2015, Forward to 2016

I’ve always enjoyed my final column of the year and first column of the next year, as a kind of closing one door and then looking ahead to what may or may not be coming for the next year.  This year, instead of one review and one preview, I’ll cover the past and future for

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Leier: Possible record-high ice fishing activity in ND

Low gas prices, mild weather, and good fish count have made this the perfect winter for Game and Fish to measure how many people are out on the ice and where they’re coming from.

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Leier: Switching from hunting, ice fishing | The Dickinson Press

Doug Leier serves up a dose of ice fishing regulations you need to know before you put a foot on the ice.  

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Four People Escape After Car Falls Through Ice

This event happened on the Missouri River, but it’s a reminder that every time you drive on the ice you need to be aware and thinking.

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Granville Ice Fishing Tournament…

Granville’s 20th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament recently wrapped up at Buffalo Lodge Lake. The weather was nice, the cause was good, and the event sounds like it was a rousing success. Fish were also caught.

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Talking Ice Fishing with a Minnesota Guide

The story comes from the Grand Forks Herald and a Minnesota guide, but in many ways… ice fishing is ice fishing. Enough of this rings true to our region that if you’re and avid ice fisherman, it’s worth the read.

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Quick Refresher on Ice Fishing Regulations

The rules and regulations for fishing on the ice are different than those of the summertime. Check out this quick video from ND Game & Fish for a refresher.

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Winter Fishing Looking Good

The conditions are set up well for a good winter fishing season on the ice. Get the full story from Doug Leier, ND Game & Fish Outreach Biologist.

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Safety on Ice Starts with Good Decisions

Knowing when you should be on the ice and in what type of vehicle will give you the best chance of not having to aget a little cold, or perhaps die. Check out this video from North Dakota Game and Fish on how to stay safe on the ice this winter.

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