Experts Urge Caution Before Skating Or Fishing On Frozen Lakes And PondsCook County Forest Preserve District fisheries biologist Steve Silic said people should make sure a lake or pond is covered in at least 4 inches of ice before going onto the frozen surface, by drilling a hole in the ice.
Fishermen Already Testing Ice On Lake MichiganIce fishermen have returned to some Chicago harbors, even though it might be a little early to be standing on the not-so-thick ice.
Subzero Temps Ideal For Ice Fishing BusinessSubzero is tough for most except for those willing to wait out the fish on Northern Illinois' Chain O’Lakes.
With Warm Winter, Fox Lake Chief Warns Of Ice Fishing Dangers The weekend death of an ice fisherman in the Chain of Lakes has Battalion chief Ed Lescher warning that this winter has just been too warm to make ice thick enough for safety.
Ice Fishermen Warn Family Of House FireThey came for the ice, and the fish. What some fishermen found was fire, and a sleeping family.

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