Ice Fishing and Ohio

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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
New in-line reels eliminate dreaded “lure spin”

New in-line reels eliminate dreaded “lure spin”

Ice fishing innovation cures twisted line, thus resulting in more bites through the hard water

February 2014
Follow the forage: the sunfish and crappies of March

Follow the forage: the sunfish and crappies of March

Bluegills and crappies are moving to the shallows. Play your cards right, and you’ll own the bite

February 2014
Top secrets of successful late-ice northern pike anglers

Top secrets of successful late-ice northern pike anglers

Some of the best fishing of the year for aggressive freshwater pike is exploding under the ice

February 2014
Ice fishing’s winter walleye doldrums? There’s no such thing!

Ice fishing’s winter walleye doldrums? There’s no such thing!

Walleye locations during the late-ice period vary, but that just means multiple lures and presentations produce bites.

February 2014