Ice fishing as Olympic sport? Not such a dopey idea

  • by: JAMES CARD , New York Times
  • Updated: February 23, 2013 - 10:03 PM

The leaders of the sport of ice fishing have started a long-shot bid to bring their pursuit to the Olympics. But first there are hurdles to clear. Once the anglers shuffled off the ice and put down their rods, they had to submit to the same examinations as world-class sprinters and weightlifters.

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