WON Landing Page OCT 2022

Ice fishing event scheduled with WI Women Fish

Does your life lack adventure? Have you seen the pictures of us holding big Walleye, Coho salmon, or massive Lake Trout? Well you can get in on the fun and learn all the skills you need to go ice fishing when ever you want.  We go to Green Bay, Lake Superior, Big Green Lake , Castle Rock Lake and many side trips in between. Not only will you learn how to Ice Fish, you will also be a member in our club and you will be able to take advantage of our gear lending program. Check out a Jiffy Ice Auger, or an  Eskimo shack. Add some tips ups and jig rods and take your friends and family out. This sport will make the winters fly by. When others are dreaded the cold weather, you will be getting excited.



Photo courtesy of WI Women Fish


We can teach you how to ice fish. In this class, you will learn about ice safety, how to start and run a power auger, learn to set up a portable shack, set tips ups, use a jig rod, fish with live and artificial bait, how to use electronics, view life under the ice with the Aqua View underwater camera and more. The instructors for this class are women and all the equipment is provided. We will also provide a hot lunch and coffee.

Once you know the basics, you can join us on other adventures and have the confidence you need to come fishing with us on our other Ice Fishing trips through out the winter. Last year our class sold out. Class size is limited and it is filled on a first come first serve basis.

The class is held on a Saturday, and on Sunday the whole club is invited on an Ice Fishing adventure on Castle Rock Lake. We will be targeting Crappie, Walleye and Northern Pike. We will have plenty of gear for all the new graduates and the other club members will be happy to mentor you.

Some of our prior graduates of our Ice Fishing Class are now Ice Fishing many different waters across the Midwest. All of us continue to learn new tactics and presentations every year. Being mobile on the ice and spending time on the water  is the secret to success. The club members share information with each other and we have a great time. I hope you can join us.

The cost of the class is $75 and is scheduled for January 18 and 19.  The class includes all the gear the class on Saturday, lunch on Saturday and the all day trip on Sunday. The fee does not include the 2014 membership to WI Women Fish. You must be a member to attend. Class will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Class size is limited. No refunds will be given unless your spot is filled off a waiting list.  Cancellation fee applies. No refunds on memberships.

We fish in all weather. We will teach you how to dress to stay warm prior to the class. Exact meeting location will be sent to registered participants. Day one is on Crooked Lake in Oxford WI. Day two is on Castle Rock Lake exact location to be determined.

If you want to take this class but the date does not work for you, we can arrange a private class for you and even a few of your friends. Send us a note via the contact us section of this web site and we will be sure you get the the help you need to become an Ice Angler.

To Register for the class, click this link. If you are not a member of WI Women Fish, you will need to complete the registration form and mail it it with the fee and the signed liability waiver.  Club membership renewals can be completed on line. New members click here.

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