Ice Fishing

No doubt about it, our region offers incredible ice fishing for anglers from around the world and here at home.

Long fish caught during ice fishing adventure
aerial view of people ice fishing on frozen lake

From whitefish and perch to northern pike, walleye, trout and burbot — the fish are especially hungry in the winter. Ice fishing season runs from around late December to well into February. Cold weather gear is an absolute must, so please dress for the weather, check the ice reports, and play it smart before taking to the frozen lakes and rivers.

girl in blue coat tubing in the winter

Cold Meter

This activity is best enjoyed in the cold weather! Check out our cold meter to prepare for any level of cold.

Local Businesses

Ice Fishing Operators

Make your next ice fishing trip an epic one. Rent yourself a cozy, warm fishing shack, or contact one of the region's fly-in fishing lodges for an amazing experience.

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