Last time I blogged about my recent ice fishing adventures (Been Around Some More), I mentioned that in spite of deteriorating ice conditions, I was not sure I was done, yet. I was not. I slipped another afternoon in on the ice a week ago. By the way, the ONLY way I push it as early and late as I do is by religiously following ice safety protocols (Annual Ice Safety Reminder). If you are not able to do that, don’t even think about it.
I managed to scratch one more big sunfish, just a freckle less than 10 inches:
I have not headed west again, but my son got in a day or two more of “bonus” time on the ice. By the way, pike go nuts on late ice:
Some of you may still get in some ice time on Nebraska waters. Enjoy it, fishing late ice can be on fire. And, yes, be careful!
No fish were harmed in the making of this blog post. All were released. We will catch them again.