NAFC Ice Challenge: Day 1

Northern Minnesota in the dead of winter - this is as brutal as ice fishing gets.

In 2014 the North American Fishing Club held a contest that invited anglers to come fish on teams with Eric Haataja or Brian Brosdahl. The catch? It is the dead of winter in Minnesota. Some of these hearty souls had never ice fished before, so it made for a memorable event indeed.

Day one finds them out in the ice huts in 30 below temps with a wind chill of minus fifty. This is as brutal as ice fishing gets.


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