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Safety Precautions Urged During Ice Fishing Season

Posted: Friday, January 15th, 2010 at 6:23 am

As the temperatures return to more respectable January levels, more ice fishermen are heading out to their favorite fishing holes. Marion County Conservation Officer Ken Kenyon reminds fishermen to test the thickness of the ice in various places as you work your way out, and says telling someone where you’re going to be are both ways to be safe when ice fishing. In related news, the first annual “Red Nose” ice fishing tournament will be held on Saturday, January 23rd at Lake Red Rock. Those interested can find out more by calling 641-691-7149.