Skip to comments.Competitive ice fishing catching on
Posted on 02/23/2014 2:17:03 PM PST by TurboZamboni
Competitive high school ice fishing. Who woulda thought?
In Wisconsin, it's a growing sport, complete with rankings, trophies, a state tournament, cheers and, yep, team uniforms.
Not officially sanctioned as a varsity sport, the activity is growing in popularity in western Wisconsin four years after starting up as a way for teams to square off against schools in eastern Wisconsin during the statewide championship planned for Saturday on Lake Winnebago.
The championship will be the eighth and final event of the season for the state circuit, which remains loosely affiliated under the unofficial direction of activities directors and coaches, some on staff and many volunteers.
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Competitive ice fishing rules in Wisconsin! Just don’t stay out too long. We lose a few ice fishermen every year to the spring thaw.
FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.
High School students aren't supposed to drink beer.
$20,000 went to the winners of the icefishing tourney near me about a month back.
Does the competition include who drinks the most beer?
The way I see it, ice fishing is a basic survival skill here in the north.
>>Competitive high school ice fishing. Who woulda thought?<
With armaments? .45s would make for great sport!
(word to my mother...)
There was a big fight at the last event and three fishermen got kicked in the icehole.
Competitive beer drinking os more like it....
Heated Ice Shanty, Beer, Satellite TV, Flat screen TV’s
We’re not talking about your posting habits on FR ;-P
How does the ice not melt with a heated shanty? Sorry, southern gal here.
Ice melt?? You heard about the three Yankees who drowned frying the ice?
No I’ve built fires on the ice. The radiant heat melts a couple of inches but wood above that burns fine.
Shanty floors are usually a couple of inches off the ice and the heat from a propane lantern isn’t enough to cause much melting.
Near record trout caught through the ice. Fish comes up at about 4:40
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