VOL-ADV: Ice Fishing

NationalParkLEARN TO ICE FISH AND TEACH OTHERS WITH THE NATIONAL PARKS
 

Ice fishing is a quintessential Minnesota winter sport. If you have never tried it or want too, come learn the art and science of this sport with renowned National Park Service’s, Ranger Gordon. He has been offering ice-fishing classes throughout the Cities for over a decade. Signup to learn in a 1.5 hour class before each of the three events and help out afterwards with the 2 to 2.5 hour event after your lesson.

Master Naturalists will be able to get credit for the 1.5 hour class and 3 hours of volunteer work after each event.
Cost is $25.00
Instructor Gordon Dietzman, NPS Ranger
Check the web page for any updates, especially if the weather has been warm. We check ice safety a couple of days before the event and if the ice isn’t safe post a notice on our website. https://www.nps.gov/miss/planyourvisit/calendar.htm

1. TAKE A KID ICE FISHING

LOCATION: Pickerel Lake (Lilydale Regional Park) 561 West Water Street (also known as Lilydale Rd and County 45), St Paul, MN 55118 LAT/LONG: 44.919773, -93.121311
GPS: 44.920294, -93.121592
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Class Time: 11:30 AM
Event Time: 1:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours
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2. Family Ice Fishing

LOCATION: Lake Rebecca, Hastings, MN, 415 Lock & Dam Road, Hastings, MN 55033,
GPS: 44.745096, -92.860910
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Class Time: 7:30 AM
Event Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
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3. Family Ice Fishing
LOCATION: Lake Rebecca, Hastings, MN, 415 Lock & Dam Road, Hastings, MN 55033
GPS: 44.745096, -92.860910
Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Class Time: 7:30 AM
Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

For more information, please visit: Minnesota Master Naturalist