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Dress in layers to stay warm, comfortable while ice-fishing

 

December 31, 2020

Nebraskaland Magazine/NGPC

Dress warm • An ice angler dressed in layers shows off his bluegill. A parka or jacket could be added as a layer if the temperature drops or wind picks up.

JERRY KANE

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Staying warm and comfortable while on the ice will go a long way toward ensuring you have a fun outing ice-fishing.

The conditions will determine exactly how you will want to dress, but, regardless, you should dress in layers. The reason? You'll want to stay warm, and you'll need to avoid sweating.

Getting set up for fishing – or moving to new fishing areas on the ice – is where you can work up a sweat. This includes carrying or dragging your gear onto the ice, drilling holes and setting up a shelter.

Activity makes you sweat, even on frigid...



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