Women’s ice fishing workshop set for Billings
By angelamontana

Posted: January 14, 2019

BILLINGS – The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Becoming an Outdoors Woman program is sponsoring an ice fishing workshop on Feb. 8-9, 2019, in Billings.

The workshop starts with an indoor class at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at FWP’s Region 5 headquarters at Lake Elmo in Billings Heights. Participants will fish on the ice starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Lake Elmo.

Participants do not need a fishing license. The class fee is $15 and all ice fishing equipment and supplies will be provided. Participants must be at least 18 years old.

With modern gear, ice fishing is fun, safe and comfortable. This class is for beginning or intermediate female anglers who want to learn the basics or improve their ice fishing skills. Women will learn to use equipment including ice fishing rods, tip-ups, ice augers and sonar fish finders.

Registration forms are available at FWP’s Region 5 headquarters in Billings or online at http://fwp.mt.gov and following links to Education, Becoming an Outdoors Woman, and BOW Workshops. For more information, call Sara Smith at (406) 444-5280 or email Sara Smith at: SarSmith@mt.gov.

FWP’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is designed to introduce women to outdoor skills such as fishing, shooting, archery, survival and canoeing.

(via MT FWP)