For more success when ice appears this fall, test your sonar, GPS, and other ice fishing gadgets now – during the off season.
Underwater cameras will truly open up the hard-water angling world and help you put more fish topside
Remember the acronym C.O.L.D to keep yourself warm when hunting, fishing, recreating outdoors in winter
If ice fishing or other activities tempt you outdoors these days, the one thing that can ruin the experience is getting cold.
Hard water angling requires working, efficient tackle, so reward yourself with more productive ice fishing by keeping gear properly organized.
Lakefront offers great opportunities to catch brown trout, lake trout, and steelhead
A pair of fishermen on Channel Lake, one of the northern-most bodies on the Fox Chain, fell through the ice Sunday afternoon, according to a report from the Lake County Sheriff
Politeness and manners don’t always rule the day for some ice anglers, but it’s tough to police the space invaders
Catching ice walleyes, pike, and panfish demands even more attention to sensory stimuli than you expend during the open-water fishing period
Before drilling holes in the solid ice, anglers should take care of some basic steps to make sure the ice fishing experience is enjoyable
Make contact with more hard-water walleyes via large, noisy baits to attract them.
Much of Illinois is experiencing its first “real” winter in years, which means ice anglers are warming up to the idea of drilling holes and trying to pull panfish, walleyes and pike through the ice. It’s also a dangerous time for the inexperienced anglers.
Every day on the lake will be different, but following a simple strategy can boost your ice fishing odds for success.
Whether the storm will impact ice conditions remains to be seen, but agencies such as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources continued to preach ice safety.
The ice formula guru, “Tackle” Terry Tuma answers the toughest angling questions from rank-and-file outdoorsmen for this winter’s hottest sport on hard water.
Technology has changed the sport of ice fishing
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.
Hard-water angling will arrive across the ice belt soon, so prepare your equipment and multi-species plan for early ice now.
Preventative maintenance on ice fishing gear makes for faster preparation, and it could save you a ton of money!
One thing that people often overlook is the most important part of their gear and that is their clothing and how they plan on dressing for the ice.
Prepare your hard-water rods in advance with these line, lure, and terminal tackle setups.
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