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Quick Tips For Ice Fishing Lake Trout

by Jeff Gustafson 0

  In Northwest Ontario, anglers count down the days in December, not to Christmas, but to the January 1 ice… more »

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Ice Fishing Extravaganza

by In-Fisherman 0

Each year since 1992—20,000 to 25,000 ice holes and counting, are cut for the Brainerd, Minnesota, JC’s Ice Fishing Extravaganza,… more »

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Food Factors For Bluegills

by Dan Johnson 0

Since the dawn of our current Ice Age, hardwater sages have known that factoring forage into fishing plans is key… more »

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Walleye Ice Fishing Lure Options

by Dan Johnson 0

You can walk into any well stocked tackle shop to find a fine array of lures fit for beefing up… more »

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Ice Fishing Walleyes In Reservoirs

by Tom Gruenwald 0

Impoundments. Reservoirs. Flowages. Call them what you want, they’re exciting to fish. “And productive,” according to Dennis Foster, a guide… more »

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Where To Find Northern Pike

by In-Fisherman 4

Northern pike love cold water and are found naturally just about everywhere water temperatures dip cold enough to freeze. Exceptions… more »

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Ice Fishing Trout

by Matt Straw 0

Trout are cold-water fish, requiring cooler, more highly oxygenated water than warm-water species like bass. That’s why, in summer, stocked… more »

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Ice Fishing Walleye Lures

by Jeff Simpson 0

Today’s best ice anglers focus primarily on jigging, because it’s the most efficient way to fish and the most consistent… more »

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Ice Fishing Pike Spots

by Matt Straw 1

Moonglade glares off the ice. A few feet down, it glitters across sunken, black eyes. Patient as gargoyles, they wait… more »

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Ice Fishing Perch With Dave Genz

by Matt Straw 0

  In a crowded cocktail party, a familiar man pulls you aside and says, “Big perch are making a comeback.”… more »

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Panfish Micro Jigs

by Mark Strand 0

Why sit over panfish that won’t cooperate? With today’s sophisticated search tools—lake maps, depthfinders, underwater cameras, snowmobiles, augers—a case can… more »

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Hair Jigs for Panfish

by Cory Schmidt 1

In the off season “Ice Man” Barry Williams builds roads, so it’s not surprising that he encounters road kill—fuzzy expired… more »

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Shallow Water Pike Fishing Through The Ice

by Jason Mitchell 0

The awakening occurred about a dozen years ago. My guided crew on Devils Lake, North Dakota, wanted to wrestle with… more »

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Drilling Lots of Holes For Panfish

by In-Fisherman 0

Drill more holes,” comes the Dave Genz battle cry. Tattered banners whipping in a blizzard, the Genzer signals us forth…. more »

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How To Catch Big Bluegills

by In-Fisherman 4

There’s such a difference between settling for those aggressive little bluegills that rush up and bite anything, and going in… more »

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Top Ice Fishing Panfish Spots

by In-Fisherman 2

What value can be placed on a 1-pound bluegill or a 2-pound crappie? Not in dollars and cents, but in… more »

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Understanding Winter Crappies

by Gord Pyzer 4

Winter crappie anglers would be wise to remember that the In-Fisherman formula for fishing success (Fish + Location + Presentation… more »

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Jigging for Winter Pike

by Doug Stange 0

Jigging is a hands-on active and visual way to use lures to catch one of the most aggressive fish under… more »

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Fishing Ice Perch

by Doug Stange 0

I approach ice fishing perch through the ice the opposite of shopping for groceries. I never shop for groceries on… more »

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Genz: Jigging Moves For Panfish

by Mark Strand 0

After you get past the usual list of things you cannot do out on the ice, like say longline trolling,… more »

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