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Download the Alaska Ice Fishing Curriculum

A Cure for the Cold, Let's Go Ice Fishing Curriculum Cover For many people, the thought of standing on a frozen lake, staring down into a little hole, is less appealing than a trip to the dentist. For the knowledgeable, hardy soul it can be a great way to combat those winter blues. With some basic knowledge, techniques and a little equipment you can enjoy sport fishing through the winter months.

"A Cure for the Cold, Let's Go Ice Fishing" curriculum is designed to help the beginning angler understand the basic principles of ice fishing and the importance of responsible resource use in maintaining a healthy fishery.

At the conclusion of this curriculum, you should have a general knowledge of fishing in the winter, ecology, ethics, responsible outdoor behavior, and safety.

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