With the Gull Lake Bay finally freezing over, people from all over the Richland area are in a rush to catch the new year’s fish. So far though, not many people have had much luck out on the lake.
Sophomore Wyatt Southwick owns all the right equipment to catch fish in the cold winter months–a shanty, space heater, poles and an ice drill–but has had little success in the few times that he went out on the lake.
“My friends and I have caught zero fish on Gull Lake, but we went on Bristle Lake and caught over 30 fish,” Southwick said.
He said that Gull Lake is still a good place to fish because it’s local and a cool place to hang with friends.
In recent years on the lake, fish have been very timid in the early winter but slowly start to bite as the season progresses.
By Stosh Tustin