Dictionary of Ichthyology  

ice fishing = fishing through holes cut in the ice of lakes or rivers, using specially designed gear and often with a shack positioned over the hole to mitigate the weather conditions. See also ice fishing under Symbols.

Tip-up on Ottawa River at Petrie Island, 10 February 2007. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.

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