ADFG Hosting Ice Fishing Celebration On Nov. 30

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will host a family ice fishing event on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at Cushman Lake in the Tanana Lakes Recreation Area. Just drive to the small boat launch parking lot and you will be greeted by ADF&G staff. The event will be cancelled if temperatures at the airport are minus 10? or below.

This event is free to the public. Families or individuals who have never tried ice fishing before, or who lack the necessary equipment are encouraged to come out and give it a try. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. ADF&G staff will drill holes through the ice and will be present to offer guidance and fishing tips. There will be ice fishing rods with tackle available for check out, on a first come first served basis. Bait will also be available while supplies last. If you have your own fishing equipment and/or bait, please feel free to bring it.

Remember, a current Alaska sport fishing license is required for Alaska residents 18 years and older and for nonresidents 16 years and older. They can be purchased online at:

For additional information contact Nancy Sisinyak, Sport Fish Information Officer at 907-459-7346,