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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > January 2015 > 12 Pieces of Essential Ice Fishing Safety Gear
Winter has officially arrived and hard water anglers across the Northern states are bringing the ice augers out of storage. If you have plans to bundle up and join them for ice fishing season, now is the perfect time to run through this checklist of essential ice fishing safety gear.
Now that you have a list of the essential ice fishing safety gear you'll want to have with you, be sure to visit the ice fishing safety page to watch a quick video on ice fishing safety basics before you take to the hard water.
Photo credits: Daniel Kenney and Christopher Racana
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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