Anglers dress warm because it's gonna be cold
Those who have gone to the Brainerd Jaycees’ annual $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza a few times in the past 23 years — know Mother Nature is unpredictable, especially in January.
The warmest temperature on record for the extravaganza, which is usually held on the third Saturday of January on Gull Lake’s Hole-in-the-Day Bay, north of Brainerd, is 38 degrees. The lowest temperature on record is 38 below zero.
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