Ice anglers brought to safety

Twenty-nine anglers were rescued from the ice Sunday afternoon after weather conditions became too dangerous. According to Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman, the owner of the charter service Trophy Ice Fish out of Sturgeon Bay called 911 at around 1 p.m. because they could not see where they needed to go from their spot off of Larsons Reef. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources teamed together to bring the anglers back to safety. Due to the snow, snowmobiles were required to help make the rescue, which took until approximately 5 p.m. 


(photo submitted)

Search Our Site



Should the Super Bowl be moved to Saturdays in the future?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Sports Poll

With the Packers now eliminated, which sports team will get more of your attention in the coming weeks?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Obituaries are provided as a service of the

Schinderle Funeral Home of Algoma


Click Here for more Obituaries

Obituary posting fee is $25


Sign up for our Daily Electronic Newspaper and/or our Shopping Show newsletter!


Get the latest news with our Daily Electronic Newspaper delivered to your inbox.


Get the latest updates for our Shopping Show delivered to your inbox every Friday.