If you love winter, then you will love March in Maine. March gives you some of the best conditions for outdoor fun. It's still cold, but not too cold. It's the perfect month to do some ice fishing. Our friends at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife have got some great tips and hot spots for you to check out.
If you haven't done it yet, you can finally experience this Maine winter tradition with that buddy that keeps saying you should go. Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says folks can fish on February 13 and 14 without a license.
It is absolutely mind-blowing how these dubbahs in Mt. Vernon created the "World's Largest Redneck Fishing Machine", the "Fish-O-Matic". To make it, they utilized a kids bike, ironing boards, a 12-volt battery, and more unused stuff from the yahd. There's even a friggin' catapult.
The National Weather Service in Gray remind us that the ice might not be safe to go on, even though it's January. They've posted a helpful, easy to understand chart that shows us how thick the ice should be to support our weight. In fact, they show us how thick it needs to be from walking on it, to driving a pickup truck on to it.