Eight fishermen, all from outside of Door County, were the subject of ice rescue operations last weekend after cracks developed at several locations on the Bay of Green Bay. Chris Kratcha, DNR Conservation Warden, says, like any other hunting or fishing excursion, people need to be prepared before they venture out…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/N538.mp3|titles=Chris Kratcha]
Kratcha says those unfamiliar with the ways of the bay can find themselves in trouble if they’re unprepared…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/N539.mp3|titles=Chris Kratcha]
Kratcha says being prepared can go a long way toward preventing situations like last week’s ice rescue from occurring. He says trying to catch a few fish is no reason to put yourself & others in danger.