Havre students learn to break the ice
State fisheries biologist Kent Gilge was excited on Wednesday, the night before the big fishing trip.
"We've got a pole for every kid. We just fixed all the poles and reels and put line on them and got them all set."
Gilge was not the only one who was excited, say the parents and teachers of the six classes of Havre third-graders who went ice fishing on Beaver Creek Lake Thursday and today.
"Boy, they want to go fishing," Gilge said. "When they're in second grade, they know this is something they get to do."
The annual ice fishing trip is run with help from Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs,...