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25 Reasons Why We Aren’t Looking Forward to Ice Fishing Season [PICS]

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It takes a rare breed to sit for hours in the freezing cold in order to catch more fish.

We’ll be out there ice fishing, too, but we aren’t looking forward to it. Why?

1. It’s cold.

Seriously. Who’s crazy enough to go sit on ice and fish? Okay, we are. We want to fish all of the time. Still, it’s flippin’ cold.

 Bears Butt
Bears Butt

 

2. Boredom.

It’s fishing, not catching…and it’s cold for crying out loud.

Sportsman Channel
Sportsman Channel

 

3. Shark attack.

Sometimes it’s not so boring.

Fishing World Trick
Fishing World Trick

 

4. Jerks with the best shanty.

Some people just have no respect for traditions.

Sunset Shores Resort

 

5. Crowds.

There’s gotta be some law of physics that says ice can only take so many holes before cracking.

Star Tribune
Star Tribune

 

6. The manual auger.

We get tired just thinking about it.

New England Boating
New England Boating

 

7. Polar bears.

They’d be fine if they’d warm us up, but they’re not into spooning.

Pupazzo
Pupazzo

 

8. Walking to your spot.

Once again, we’re getting tired just thinking about it.

Gordon Alexander
Gordon Alexander

 

9. The Empire’s ridiculous restrictions.

Getting force-choked when you’re cold is even worse than normal.

White Armor
White Armor

 

10. Finding fish under the ice.

Unless you’re one of those jerks with all of the latest equipment.

MailOnline
Mail Online

 

11. Jerks who hog all of the fish.

C’mon, save some for the rest of us.

Brindley’s Harbor Resort
Brindley’s Harbor Resort

 

12. Fishermen who’ve been on the ice too long.

The cold can get to you.

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13. This never happens where we fish.

Blink.

Fishing Blah
Fishing Blah

 

14. Zambonis.

And we thought we were crazy.

MotiFake
MotiFake

 

15. This guy.

Yeah, that image is burned into our retinas.

The Blaze
The Blaze

 

16. Kids that ice fish better than us.

Little punks.

Worthington Recreation Guide
Worthington Recreation Guide

 

17. And this guy.

Dude! This is already painful enough.

Fail Epic Fail
Fail Epic Fail

18. Seriously, we have to dig through ice. How nuts are we?

A straightjacket might help us stay warm, though.

Pinedale Online

 

19. Limited parking.

From those crowds, you know.

WNY Papers
WNY Papers

 

20. Varying ice conditions.

Did you hear that? Was that the ice cracking?

Prime Self Storage
Prime Self Storage

 

21. Seriously, where do these guys get this stuff?

We know, envy is a deadly sin…but still.

gizmag
gizmag

 

22. The cold. It drives you insane.

Well, more insane.

 NEBRASKALand
NEBRASKA Land

 

23. Unmarked holes.

They’ll make more than just your feet wet.

Fish On

24. Killer whales.

These guys will not share at all.

PechaKucha
Pecha Kucha

 

25. Really? We quit.

The New York Times
The New York Times

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25 Reasons Why We Aren’t Looking Forward to Ice Fishing Season [PICS]