Warm Weather Should Mean Caution for Ice Fishermen

With the recent warm spell comes concerns about ice conditions in the area. Reports have surfaced recently of vehicles and people that have gone through the ice. Couple that with ice-breaking operations and the people who know are suggesting folks consider wrapping up their ice fishing season. Door County Warden Chris Kratcha says many segments of the ice are very solid, others are dangerous…

Wareden Kratcha offers this advice for those thinking about heading out onto the ice…

Kratcha also reminds winter sport enthusiasts that cracks that develop on the ice can expand rapidly, especially if the wind is blowing. He says knowing ice conditions beforehand is an important tool to have at this time of the year.

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