Spearfishing Workshop is Feb. 3

NDG&F Press Release

Individuals interested in darkhouse spearfishing can sign up for a workshop offered Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge office northwest of Minot.

Sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, participants will learn about ice safety, the tradition of darkhouse spearfishing and required gear. In addition, there will be time spent on the ice for spearfishing with a mentor.

Registration is limited to 18 participants, with a minimum age of 12. Cost of the workshop is $25, and all equipment is provided.

For more information or to register, contact Game and Fish Department education coordinator Brian Schaffer at 328-6312. Online registration is not available.

(Featured Photo: Ready, set…SPEAR! An angler prepares for incoming pike. NDG&F Photo)

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