HPER 111 Ice Fishing

This course is designed to introduce the student to the winter sport of ice fishing where they will explore the skills and equipment along with the resources available to begin the journey of becoming an angler. Topics covered in the course include basic rod and reels, ice safety, knot tying, fish identification, angling strategies, ethics, rules and regulations, and fileting fish. In fulfillment of TMCC’s mission, course instruction will also include the culture of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa. Instruction will include the traditional fishing methods and the uses of fish once practiced by Chippewa tribes, discussion of federal treaty hunting and fishing rights of Native Americans, and a review of the Turtle Mountain Tribal Code.