On Saturday, January 15th, The Portage Ice Fishing Team along with Portage FFA will be hosting a Free Ice Fishing Event at Silver Lake Pond. Attendees will be able to fish without a license or stamp as part of the Wisconsin DNR Free Ice Fishing weekend. In addition to ice fishing, attendees will be able to meet with members of the Portage Police Department to discuss Ice Fishing safety.
Attendees can access the event at Silver Lake Beach and Park (522 Silver Lake Drive). Prizes will be offered for largest fish caught, including several Cabella’s gift cards. Also, attendees will be provided with free hot chocolate as they fish and explore the event.
Members of the Portage Ice Fishing Team and Portage FFA will be on site to assist first-time fishers with equipment, practices and advice! No fishing experience required!