BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's ice-fishing season keeps getting pushed back from the average mid-December start date, due to warmer weather.
Chief Game Warden Col. David LeCours says he doesn't know of any lakes or ponds in the state that are safe enough right now to go ice fishing.
He tells the Bennington Banner there may some small inlet ponds that appear to be safe, but he still cautions there are weak spots because temperatures have not been well below freezing for an extended time.
The ice fishing season generally ends in late March.
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