Event: Free – DEEP Introduction to Ice Fishing Workshop


Free DEEP Intro to Ice Fishing Workshop

Sunday, January 19, 2020
10am-12pm Classroom (required)
12-12:30pm Lunch (Bring your own)
12:30-3pm Ice Fishing (If ice conditions permit)

Indian Rock Nature Preserve
501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol

Offered by The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and taught by a state certified fishing instructor from DEEP, this class will discuss such topics as how to dress for the cold, how to tie a strong knot, what baits to use, what fish you will catch, how to drill a hole in the ice and use a tip-up and jig rod, ice safety and much more!

This class is designed for adults and families (ages 8 and up) and includes classroom instruction with demonstrations.

*If ice conditions are safe, students are invited to join us on the lake for an ice fishing trip to try their new skills! Ice fishing equipment will be available as well as bait.  Valid fishing license is required for those 16 years and older to fish. Classroom session will run regardless of ice conditions. Please dress appropriately for fishing trip – rubber boots and lots of layers!

Pre-Registration by January 14th as space is limited at (860) 583-1234 or