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Intro to Ice Fishing Program

January 23

January 2022, PFBC and Wellsboro Tackle Shack are offering an “Intro to Ice Fishing Program”. This program is for anyone 12 years and up, interested in learning ice fishing basics – equipment, safety, baits/lures, layering, trip planning, how to prepare and cook panfish, and trying out ice fishing. We provide the ice fishing gear, bait, instruction, gear reference packet, panfish recipes, and door prizes for FREE.
This is a TWO PART program. By registering, you are signing up to participate in both parts.
Part 1 (Virtual) January 19, 2022 (6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m.) – Provided virtually. From the comfort of your home, you learn the following: basics of ice fishing equipment, ice safety, baits/lures, layering, planning a trip, and important health/safety logistics for Part 2 of the program.
Part 2 (On-ice/In-person) January 23, 2022 (9a.m. – 12p.m.) – Nessmuk Lake, Wellsboro, PA. This part of the program includes a brief review of Part 1. After a brief review, you ice fish, with instructor assistance. The program ends with a chance to “taste” panfish, following a demonstration on how to prepare, fillet, and cook them.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Registration opens 8a.m. 12/8/2021


January 23


Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Tackle Shack


Nessmuk Lake
132 Nessmuk Ln
Wellsboro, PA 16901
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