Ice Fishing and Ohio

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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
Deep thinking: Modern hard-water fishing vs. old-school ice angling

Deep thinking: Modern hard-water fishing vs. old-school ice angling

The author suggests a primitive ice fishing tournament circuit with all hand-made equipment and tools… just don’t expect him to participate.

December 2014
Win the Cold War

Win the Cold War

Hard-water warriors frequently battle the elements in their quest for glory.

November 2014
Ice fishing tip for walleyes and panfish: try big, flashy, noisy spoons

Ice fishing tip for walleyes and panfish: try big, flashy, noisy spoons

When early hard water arrives, attract fish first, then determine what lure triggers bites. And don’t be afraid to start big and work down.

November 2014
Multi-species pro ice-fishing tricks for winter 2014-15

Multi-species pro ice-fishing tricks for winter 2014-15

Employ these hard-water tactics from the likes of Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famers Dave Genz, Gary Roach, and Tom Neustrom and others

November 2014