Darkhouse spearfishing workshop scheduled in North Dakota for Feb. 3

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Farm Forum

Individuals interested in darkhouse spearfishing can sign up for a workshop Feb. 3 at the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge office northwest of Minot. The workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, participants will learn about ice safety, the tradition of darkhouse spearfishing and required gear. In addition, there will be time spent on the ice for spearfishing with a mentor.

Registration is limited to 18 participants, with a minimum age of 12. Cost of the workshop is $25, and all equipment is provided.

For more information or to register, contact NDGF education coordinator Brian Schaffer at 701-328-6312. Online registration is not available.