OPINION: Not smart to go out on thin ice

January 2, 2012 at 6:38 pm in The Daily Republic

Has it ever been more obvious that the lakes are not safe? Every early winter seems to open with stories of anglers venturing onto thin ice on area lakes. The ice-fishing folks, many of whom are experienced winter anglers, seem to suffer a kind of brain freeze when the call of the ice rises from the lakes of North and South Dakota and Minnesota. Continue Reading