Think Twice Before Heading Out On The Ice!!

  • ICE FISHING SAFETY......
  • Remember the dangers of snow cover and ice when you venture out onto North Dakota rivers and lakes this winter.
  • As seen during the winter of 2010-2011, an early insulating snow pack slows the rate of ice growth on area lakes and rivers which may cause thin  ice well into the winter months.
  • Use caution as snow can mask cracks or weak spots in the ice, such as  in the vicinity of springs.
  • Always carry an ice chisel to test the ice before you go out onto it and be sure  to have ice picks or a set of screw drivers that you can use to pull yourself out in case you go through the ice.
  • Always pay attention to thin ice signs, posted by law enforcement.
  • Do not drive on the ice when uncertain of ice conditions, or at night or when  it is snowing as you can become easily disoriented and drive on a portion of the lake you did not intend to go. WHEN IN DOUBT....DON'T GO OUT!!!!!  For a free ice safety brochure, click here.
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