Sadly, we've seen a number of local accidents involving people falling through the ice. This video from The Fisherman Magazine provides some useful safety tips.
(approximately 3 1/2 minutes in length)
Check out the links below for more information:
- Ice Safety Tips (Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
Things to consider before going out, what to know about ice, venturing out on the ice, and if you fall through.
- Ice Safety Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
When is ice safe? "You can't judge the strength of ice just by its appearance, age, thickness, temperature, or whether or not the ice is covered with snow."