Kids Ice Fishing Clinic, Saturday, Feb 4, 2017

Sponsored by Friends of the Upper Mississippi River and

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The following is the itinerary for our Annual Ice Fishing Day for children 5 to 12 years old, which will be held at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Genoa, WI on Saturday February 4, 2017. 

 Genoa National Fish Hatchery, S5631 State Hwy 35, Genoa, WI,   


8:30am to 9:00am Registration
9:00am to 9:15am Ice Safety & Ice Fishing Tips
9:15 a.m. to 12:00 Open Fishing
12:00 to 12:30 Lunch/Dismissal


A light lunch will be provided in a heated tent.  Fishing poles, bait and tackle will be provided by the Friends of the Upper Mississippi.

Open Fishing session will end at 12:00 noon and participants will be dismissed.

 The event is weather dependent.  We will announce the cancellation of this event on the Genoa National Fish Hatchery Facebook page and the following local radio stations WVRQ, 98.3 and Cow 97.1 by 8:00 a.m. the morning of the event.

 Due to the Chance of Introducing Fish Diseases,

No Outside Bait will be allowed on the premises.

A Warming Tent will be provided.  Due to spaces concerns no portable ice fishing tents are allowed for this event.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Darla Wenger, Administrative Officer, Genoa National Fish HatcheryS5631 State Hwy 35,

Genoa WI 54632   Phone: (608) 689.2605   Fax:     (608) 689.2644



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