Ice Fishing Safety

Your wife wants you to come home safe. Well, mostly the kids.

You've heard it before:

"No ice is safe".

But that's not practical advice. In fact I believe it tends to DE-sensitize people to the actual dangers as opposed to the real dangers. North Dakota Game and Fish has a wonderful idea, and I like it:

Ice thickness suggestions for safe ice fishing

Here are a few links to some nice "Ice Fishing Safety" pages that tell it like it is:

Minnesota DNR ice fishing thickness recommendations

Old Farmer's Almanac ice thickness ideas