Want to test your skills against fellow anglers? Ice fishing derbies and tournaments are popular events around the region. For derbies in your area, contact your state and local Fish and Game departments and your local Rotary club. (Be sure to call ahead before scheduled events, as derbies and tournaments may be postponed owing to bad weather or changing ice conditions.) For safety tips and plenty of information on gear, clothing, techniques, and the best locations, visit:
Please Note: This article was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.