Sheriff's office issues ice fishing advisory


With the ice fishing season arriving in Sweetwater County, the county sheriff’s office recently issued a safety advisory and some tips for safe ice fishing.

Ice Fishing Safety Tips

First and foremost, bear in mind the tried-and-true adage that there is no such thing as safe ice. Ice conditions can fluctuate drastically over short times and distances; water levels in lakes, and especially in reservoirs like the Flaming Gorge, can change - freezing and thawing weather patterns come and go, and submerged springs in certain areas can make a big difference. Always exercise caution and never b...

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