Ice shacks must be marked on the outside with the owner's name and address in letters at least 3 inches tall. Shacks must be removed from all waters before March 15 to prevent them from falling through the ice and becoming navigational hazards. A shelter that folds, folds or disassembles for transport. Portable shelters only need licenses and identification when left unattended, which is defined as all occupants are more than 200 feet apart.
The DNR does not measure the thickness of ice in Minnesota lakes. Check the thickness of the ice at least every 150 feet. It is illegal to improperly dispose of garbage, wastewater, or wastewater on ice. Please clean the surroundings of your cabin.
What's left in the ice stays in the lake. Use this list to find a public dump station to drain the gray and black water tanks in your control house. It is illegal to leave an ice fishing shack or pieces of it on the ice anywhere in Minnesota. Check with local garbage or landfill providers for information on how to remove ice shelters.
Expulsion dates are determined by an east-west line formed by the U.S. UU. After the transfer dates, shelters can stay on the ice between midnight and one hour before dawn only when they are occupied or taken care of. Storing or leaving shelters in public access is prohibited.
Fishermen have until the end of Monday to remove fishmongers in two-thirds of the state's south. If you have any problems or are simply taking longer to dig up your ice house, Speldrich told you to contact your local DNR officer for help. You can continue to use your fish house after the move-in deadline, but if it's on the ice between midnight and an hour before sunrise, someone needs to be inside it. While it's important to consider safety tips for ice fishing in spring, Beardsley said the ice on Lake Bemidji, for the most part, is still thick enough for fishing.
After the deadline, fishmongers must be in use between midnight and dawn to stay on the ice. The DNR does not measure the thickness of ice on lakes in Minnesota, so it is recommended that anglers check the thickness of the ice at least every 150 feet to avoid hazardous situations. If you plan to keep trucks and ice houses on the lake after the removal deadline, consider warmer temperatures and ice thickness. Beardsley advised those who want to go ice fishing in March and April to never go out on the ice alone and to always use ice picks around their necks.
When Beardsley recently took his fish houses in Lake Bemidji, he said the structures resisted because of the lake's rebellious and rebellious ice. The DNR recommends using an ice chisel, an auger, a cordless drill, or a measuring tape to check the thickness of the ice.