Teena Monteleone

Ten cm of ice is considered safe to walk on, while 20 cm is needed to drive on.
Ten cm of ice is considered safe to walk on, while 20 cm is needed to drive on. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Ice anglers warned not to trust the ice

By Teena Monteleone
December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm

As ice fishing shacks pop up on lakes around the province, conservation officers are issuing a stern warning for anglers not to trust the ice. Conservation officer Rich Hildebrand said until recently, it had been a warm winter and ice development was delayed across the province.

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