Retro Ice Fishing Pics From The Last Century

Ice fishing the way it used to be

Ice fishing has been around since humans could walk on ice. Early North Americans would ice fish just to be able to feed their families. In the early 20th century, the necessity of ice fishing would evolve into a sport that we continue to enjoy into the 21st century. Photographic technology improved in the 20th century as the sport of ice fishing became more popular as a past-time. With the sport of ice fishing and the art of photography of the early to mid 20th century, we have gathered some amazing photos from that era. Click any photo to enlarge.