Warm weather didn’t scare off ice fishing fans

After a few harsh cold days at the end of 2018, Estevan is now witnessing another warmer weather wave.

Since Dec. 31 the temperature gauge has gone up more than 20 C. Daytime highs are fluctuating in between 0 and -4 degrees Celsius over the weekend. Despite the warm-up and the partial thaw, Rafferty Dam was quite busy on Saturday when brave fishermen hit the ice to enjoy the hobby.

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Fortunately, ice remained strong enough to hold the weight of dozens of vehicles and fishing shacks.

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