Fishing, How To's, Hunting

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Youth and hard water: Tips for taking kids ice fishing

Youth and hard water: Tips for taking kids ice fishing

Youngsters naturally love to crank up fish. Keep it enjoyable and you’ll help build the next generation of anglers, plus a fishing buddy for life.

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
Flying high again: Boating industry unveils top models for 2015

Flying high again: Boating industry unveils top models for 2015

New model boats keep the best, update the rest

January 2015
When panfish behave badly

When panfish behave badly

A common mistake some anglers make is thinking the world below the ice is static and that nothing changes.

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

Shed Refresher

If you’ve got a bone-headed antler-retriever, the time to run through a few drills is now

January 2015
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 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