People come to Wyoming from around the world to take advantage of what you have in your own back yard. But staying safe while ice fishing takes a little common sense.

Know how thick the ice is. 4 inches will be safe for ice fishing and never take your vehicles onto the ice, according to Wyoming Game & Fish.

Avoid pressure ridges and large cracks, know that clear ice is stronger than white ice and use the buddy system. Here are more ice tips to keep you safe.

Wyoming Game & Fish