LEARN TO ICE FISH IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND | Community Spirit
Ice Fishing Demonstrations will take place this Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3 in Tommy's Park as a featured event for Portland On Ice, the new winter festival from Portland's Downtown District (PDD). The Ice Fishing Demonstrations, sponsored by the Kittery Trading Post, run from 11 am to 4 pm both days, with multiple clinics offered by a representative of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW). This event is free and open to the public.
Ice Fishing Demonstration Schedule (2/2 and 2/3):
11:00am Kids Ice Fishing Clinic (MDIFW & Kittery Trading Post)
12:00pm Basic Ice Fishing Clinic (MDIFW & Kittery Trading Post)
1:00pm Women's only Ice Fishing Clinic (MDIFW's Emily MacCabe)
2:00pm Women's only Ice Fishing Clinic (MDIFW's Emily MacCabe )
3:00pm Basic Ice Fishing Clinic (Kittery Trading Post)
The demonstrations will cover rigging ice fishing tip-ups, hints on where to fish, and how to stay warm and be safe on ice. Also, be sure to checkout the underwater viewing system of the live fish.
"Portland On Ice offers many ideas to embrace winter in Maine and learning to ice fish is another way to encourage people to engage in outdoor sports," said Will Ethridge, Events and Marketing Manager for PDD.
For more information on this event and Portland On Ice please visit portlandmaine.com.