Ice Fishing with ADF&G


UAF Students: $20, Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $25


Sunday, December 10th 

9:00am - Meet at Outdoor Adventures and gear up

10:00am - Arrive at lake, drill holes and begin fishing

3:00pm - Pack up and head home

4:00pm - Back at UAF


Trip description:

Outdoor Adventures is working with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to provide this ice fishing experience. We will head down to Chena Lakes and spend the day out on the ice trying to catch some big fish. Transportation, fishing gear, and expertise are provided. (Students must purchase a fishing license to participate.)


Pack list:

  • Winter Boots (OA can supply Mountaineering Boots)
  • Synthetic or wool long underwear tops and bottoms
  • Softshell jacket or wind jacket (rain coat will work)
  • Fleece shirt or wool sweater
  • Puffy coat for hanging out time
  • Snow pants or Synthetic pants that block wind
  • Warm winter gloves or mitts
  • Warm (wool or synthetic) socks
  • Warm wool or fleece hat
  • Neck gaiter or facemask
  • Day pack
  • Lunch, snacks and water
  • Fishing License

Items in Bold Face are available from Outdoor Adventures for free use on our trips!


Refund Policy:

Payment in full is required to sign up for a trip.  A 100% refund is available if you notify the Outdoor Adventures Office of the cancellation more than two weeks (14 days) before the first day of the trip.  Cancellation one week to 3 days (13 to 3 days) before the trip entitles the participant to a 50% refund. No refund is provided if the participant does not show up or cancels 2 days prior to the trip.


Safety and Risk Management:

Due to the nature of outdoor travel there are certain inherent risks in all of Outdoor Adventure‚Äôs trips.  Acceptable risks include but are not limited to; Falling on the ice, liquid water in below freezing temps, cold extremities (toes, fingers, nose and cheeks), falling through ice and wildlife encounters. Conditions may include below zero temperatures, snow, and high winds.  Driving risks may include slick roads, poor visibility and wildlife.  Alaska is a wild place - you need to take ultimate responsibility for your own safety as only you can. For your protection we require you to carry health insurance.  You can purchase insurance for $2.60/day from the University (ask for details). All info is subject to change due to safety, weather, current conditions, etc.!



If you have any questions, please contact us or visit our office in the SRC.