USA -(Ammoland.com)- If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family this winter, the nearest ice-covered water might be the answer. Ice fishing is easy to learn, it doesn’t take much equipment, and anyone—including kids—can catch lots of fish.
Many local waters were heavily stocked with fish this fall. Once the ice forms, the fish will be looking for an easy meal.
Randy Oplinger, sport fisheries coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says warm clothes and basic equipment are all you need to start making memories with your kids.
“On your first trip,” Oplinger says, “your kids might enjoy sliding across the ice and tossing snowballs as much as they enjoy fishing. That’s great and is one of the reasons ice fishing is so fun. But wait until they reel their first fish in and you see their eyes light up. That’s when the fun really starts.”
Oplinger picks the following waters as the best places to take your family fishing in Utah this winter. He also provides information about staying warm and safe on the ice, the basic equipment you’ll need and a technique that should put …Read the Rest