Ice Fishing and Ohio

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Catching fish when others can't: Mastering Midwinter Mind Games

Catching fish when others can't: Mastering Midwinter Mind Games

It’s midwinter, and we all know what that means. Fish are lethargic and you’re in a bad mood

February 2015
Bluegill size exposed! (Via your ice fishing spring bobber)

Bluegill size exposed! (Via your ice fishing spring bobber)

Watch your ice rod’s spring bobber to determine the weight of those sunfish nipping at your ice fishing bait

February 2015
Ice fishing tips: Refining your jigging techniques for light-biting crappies and sunfish

Ice fishing tips: Refining your jigging techniques for light-biting crappies and sunfish

Catch more fish with the right bait or lure, then know how to identify the slightest of bites.

February 2015
A multi-species approach to mid- and late-ice fishing season locations

A multi-species approach to mid- and late-ice fishing season locations

Walleyes, bluegills, crappies, and pike face similar constraints as the mid-ice season of February unfolds

January 2015
Winter fun for kids? There's an app for that, and it's called ice fishing

Winter fun for kids? There's an app for that, and it's called ice fishing

When it comes to taking kids ice fishing, who better to ask for advice about doing it than kids themselves?

January 2015
Ice fishing tip: Cold weather battery maintenance

Ice fishing tip: Cold weather battery maintenance

Take proper care of batteries while fishing in cold weather to avoid costly replacement fees.

January 2015
Angling fact of life: The negative scent factor in ice fishing

Angling fact of life: The negative scent factor in ice fishing

Doesn’t matter which species – walleye, pike, perch, crappies or bluegills – fish detecting unnatural odors will cost you bites this winter

January 2015
Key to early season ice-fishing success: Avoid highly pressured fish

Key to early season ice-fishing success: Avoid highly pressured fish

Consider deep water for walleyes and panfish when anglers, ice augers, and noise drive fish from the December or January shallows.

December 2014
Ice fishing tip: Searching for suspended crappies before drilling holes

Ice fishing tip: Searching for suspended crappies before drilling holes

Find fish with less effort by sonar reading through the ice rather than drilling more holes.

December 2014
Ice show season: Checking out innovations for hard water 2014-15

Ice show season: Checking out innovations for hard water 2014-15

From tip-ups to headlamps to augers, some highlights from last weekend’s 22nd Annual St. Paul Ice Fishing and Winter Sports Show.

December 2014