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Ice Fishing



By Warren Downs
Updated by Elizabeth White

24 pages, illustrated booklet

This guide to successful winter ice fishing includes:
>fishing gear and gadgets
>tips on how to catch bluegill, yellow perch, northern pike and walleye
>safety advice for thin ice and how to stay on top of the ice
>clothing advice
>Wisconsin Fishing Regulations at

Within the USA, you can get a FREE printed copy of the ICE FISHING booklet by sending a 6” x 9” self-addressed, stamped envelope (1 copy needs $0.85 postage, 2 copies need $1.70 postage and 3 copies need $2.10 postage) to: Ice Fishing, UW Aquatic Sciences Center, 1975 Willow Dr, Madison WI 53706.

If you need more than 3 copies, please email with the quantity, your zip code, the name of your organization and how the booklets will be used. Please be sure to include the words “ice fishing” in the subject line of your email. The reply will let you know the amount of postage needed.