Frozen fish: Ice fishing no easy feat in subzero conditions on Worcester's Bell Pond

With an auger at the ready,  Jon Morse of Worcester checks on his ice fishing tip-up during Saturday's extreme cold. Morse used an auger to keep the hole for his rig from freezing over in the below zero conditions on Bell Pond in Worcester. Morse said he was wearing several layers of clothing from head-to-toe to stay warm.
With an auger at the ready, Jon Morse of Worcester checks on his ice fishing tip-up during Saturday's extreme cold. Morse used an auger to keep the hole for his rig from freezing over in the below zero conditions on Bell Pond in Worcester. Morse said he was wearing several layers of clothing from head-to-toe to stay warm.

WORCESTER — Saturday's extreme cold kept Jon Morse of Worcester busy checking his ice fishing tip-up, as the hole he made in the ice on Bell Pond for his rig kept freezing over.

Temperatures dipped into the single digits Saturday, while the wind chill factor made it feel like minus 15 degrees.

After a slight warm-up Sunday with temps in the high 20s, snow returns overnight and into Monday, with 4 to 6 inches forecast to fall in Central Massachusetts.

This article originally appeared on Telegram & Gazette: Tip-up trouble: Ice fishing no easy feat in subzero weather on Worcester's Bell Pond

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