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Open Water Saugers & Walleyes
All winter long.
River walleyes in the throes of winter don’t get much attention. While I know what lies in wait for me beneath any of the several lock and dams up and down the Mississippi, Missouri, and other major rivers of the North, it’s tough to convince any angler to juggle the duties of ice and open-water at the same time. Once the ice forms, most of my long rods stay stashed above the boat in overhead rod racks...
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Forgotten Float 'n' Fly: Mastering a Forgotten Technique
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Gunning for Gators: Ice Pike Location Factors
Finding behemoth pike is more than half the battle of catching them. No matter what type of lake lies beneath your boots, figuring out the locational piece of In-Fisherman's classic F (Fish) + L (Location) + P (Presentation) = S (Success) formula is key to icing more and bigger fish. In-Fisherman Editor-In-Chief Doug Stange sums up a key factor in the locational puzzle: “Pike like to eat. Therefore, they spend most of their time in major food-gathering areas.”