Weather Forecast

With help from Michelle Malecha, Anthony Teskey, 6, of Duluth jigs a minnow Wednesday while ice fishing on Fish Lake. This was the first time ice fishing for Teskey. Clint Austin/

New angles on Northland ice-fishing traditions


Ice and anglers; friends and family; new experiences and passing on traditions -- combinations that go well together.

On a recent day, Brian Teskey of Duluth brought his 6-year-old son, Anthony, to Fish Lake.

"This is his first time ice fishing," Brian said between drilling holes through the lake's ice.

The younger Teskey is starting ice fishing at about the same age his father did.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.