Family Ice Fishing Day Saturday, April 6th 2019 10am-3pm Silver Lake, Mile 10 McCarthy Road Yes, the ice is stable, and Family Ice Fishing Day is on for 2019! Bring your homemade fishing poles to win a special prize! We'll have materials to make jigging rods. Please plan to park on the McCarthy Road and walk down to the lake, about 1/4 mile. There is no motorized access to the lake. 16 or over must have a fishing license. Dogs must be kept on leash. Ice cleats recommended, the ice is very slippery and uneven. Open water has been reported out near the narrows, so please use extreme caution on the lake. For more information please contact the WISE office at 822-3575, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!
On the first Saturday of every April, the WISE/BLM Family Ice Fishing Day brings families and volunteers together for a day of fun, learning, and outdoor recreation at Silver Lake. Volunteers from the Bureau of Land Management and the Alaskan Department of Fish and Game drill holes, provide loaner equipment, and give fishing tips. Over 100 individuals attended the event in 2017. Sonar and underwater camera were set up in a tent, a hot lunch of chili, hot dogs, and cookies was provided, and prizes were given out