Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or method of fishing through holes cut in the ice, usually with hook and line. The most common mode of ice-fishing is by means of the tilter or tilt-up. See tilter.
“When ice-fishing, use a sounder to place the bait at a depth that is 1 foot above the weeds.”
“My favorite venison meal was a roasted backstrap I made from a deer that my ice-fishing buddy had shot earlier in the year.”
“Part ice-fishing competition, part party, part reason to act up, and part reason to swim in the frigid waters of Leech Lake, the Eel Pout festival draws thousands onto the ice for a Woodstock-esque celebration.”
“Currently, we are living in central Minnesota, the cold country where people go hunting and ice-fishing, which confuses me because I'm from Portland, Oregon, where we went down-hill skiing in the snow.”
“I'm going ice-fishing in Little bay de noc in Michigan this Febuary. what pound test of clear line would you reomend for walleye | Field & Stream”
“I'm going ice-fishing in Little bay de noc in Michigan this Febuary. what pound test of clear line would you reomend for walleyes on a tip-up for a leader?”
“One from long summer sunny day on the calm water, and another on a beautiful long '0' degree day ice-fishing there.”
“Xu Chang/Xinhua/Zuma Press FROZEN: Fish caught Tuesday during the first day of an ice-fishing festival lay frozen in place in Zhenlai County, in northeast China's Jilin Province.”
“Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Anglers cast lines through holes into a frozen river during an ice-fishing competition during the annual Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival in South Korea on Saturday.”
“My ice-fishing buddies are beside themselves because “safe” ice, which has been spotty all winter thanks to early snowfall and lack of prolonged subzero periods, is all but gone from our favorite fishing holes.”
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