First ice is approaching fast. Much of the ice belt awaits walkable ice, though some northern lakes have capped over with enough hard water to venture out.
Fall fishing tip for walleyes and crappies: First find food, and the predatory gamefish will be nearby
Finding walleyes and crappies can be simple if you locate their primary food source in fall: schools of baitfish.
For more success when ice appears this fall, test your sonar, GPS, and other ice fishing gadgets now – during the off season.
Versatile fishing methods will entertain you by putting more fish in the boat and help you determine what the next bite will produce.
Use electronics to locate panfish in deeper water during the warmer months of July and August.
Troll spinner rigs farther away from the boat to hook more walleyes when fishing in clear, shallow water.
Use your electronics to locate and catch spring crappies before they move into shallow water areas.
Got open-water fishing fever? Grab some live bait, and set the hook into massive common carp, suckers and catfish.
Underwater cameras will truly open up the hard-water angling world and help you put more fish topside
Hard water angling requires working, efficient tackle, so reward yourself with more productive ice fishing by keeping gear properly organized.
Make contact with more hard-water walleyes via large, noisy baits to attract them.
Safety! Safety! Safety! Ensure that you’ll enjoy the great outdoors for years to come by taking proper hard-water precautions with this essential gear.
Use electronics to locate schools of baitfish and find predatory walleyes nearby post turnover
Use your electronics to identify fruitless water and then locate active fish.
Preventative maintenance on ice fishing gear makes for faster preparation, and it could save you a ton of money!
Larger panfish will seek deeper depths during the long, warm-water days of summer.
Every opener ignites the challenge of seeking out and triggering active walleyes.
With warmer temps, turkeys will be spread out and easier to locate across your hunting grounds
Stop visiting the same old community ice angling holes, and venture out to locate new honey holes away from the noise and crowds.
When ice fishing, check current ice conditions and take the proper precautions to keep yourself safe.
Have the proper tools and hunt quiet to increase your success during December’s rooster hunting season.
Have a show plan, then interview equipment and technique experts to boost your success this winter.
Shelters, clothing, rods, reels, tackle, and more. Time to prepare for the hard-water fishing season.
The turnover is a big change that especially affects deeper lakes, but remember that fish still need to eat!
Hit the water now to enjoy comfortable autumn fishing conditions and catch active walleyes.
Research lake and river maps, review your GPS, prepare your tackle, and explore the DNR and other pertinent websites, so you can hit the water ready to fish.