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Some People Get Excited About Cold Temperatures

For many the cold temperatures may keep them cooped up inside, but for dedicated fisherman, it is a day to head out on the frozen water.
Cold temperatures aren't stopping many people from going outside.
The bay, which is solid ice, has ice fishermen excited.
For many the cold temperatures may keep them cooped up inside, but for dedicated fisherman, it is a day to head out on the frozen water.
Ice shanty's set up for the fisherman to stay out of the wind on the bay today, complete with heaters, keep them warm on cold days.
The ice is pretty thick now. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission reports just five inches of ice can safely support eight hundred pounds.
Experts say to keep yourself safe before heading out onto the ice by remembering ICE - Information, Clothing and Equipment.
The Great Lakes are well known for fishing all year round.
Many fisherman out today say they have caught a variety of fish in the bay during the snowy season.
Ice fisherman have a variety of special tools specifically for the winter weather, like drills, strainers, ice cleats and more.
The fisherman tell us the ice is about 6 to 8 inches thick.
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