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Want To Ice Fish For Dinner?

Who: Adult novice anglers who want to learn to ice fish and cook their catch.

What: This 5-session community education-style class begins indoors, where you’ll learn about Madison’s lakes and some of their inhabitants. The UW-Madison ice fishing team will share their secrets on ice fishing techniques at indoor practice sessions, then join us out on the ice for two ice fishing outings. Then we’ll show you how to prepare your catch for the table at a nearby kitchen. All gear and supplies are provided.

When And Where:

Indoor Sessions
Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday, Jan. 24 & 25
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Place: DNR Headquarters Madison/Fitchburg, DNR Service Center
3911 Fish Hatchery Rd. Fitchburg, WI 53711

Sunday Fishing Outing
Date: Jan. 29
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Place: Lake Wingra, Wingra Park, Madison

Cooking Session
Date: Monday, Jan. 30
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.
Place: TBD We’ll cook our catch at a nearby kitchen.

Sunday Fishing Outing
Date: Feb. 5
Time: 3-6 p.m.
Place: Lake Mendota, Governor Nelson State Park, Middleton. State Park sticker required.

Cost: This class is free. Your registration confirms your attendance. If you must cancel, please contact us immediately.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2022

Registration is available online.

A fishing license is required; however, licenses can be waived for novices with fewer than two years of fishing experience. Participants wanting a waiver must obtain a DNR Customer Identification number in advance and include it on their registration form. Call 1-888-936-7463 if you need help obtaining this number.

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