As northern pike and walleye season wraps up on Minnesota’s inland waters, the author turns his focus to some of the best fishing of the year: late-ice panfish.
BRAINERD, Minn. — Organizers of a Minnesota ice fishing tournament says an investigation into possible fraud has cleared three Ohio men who won prizes, including a pickup truck. Officials with the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza say the three…
Ice fishing during winter’s coldest days demands complete attention to detail to increase your hookset odds.
MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Brainerd Jaycees are investigating whether some competitors in this year's $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza engaged in fraud. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports three of the 150 prize-winners in the Jan. 27 Gull Lake tournament –…
A Twin Cities TV station has taken ice fishing to new heights – as in on the station's rooftop – as part of the Super Bowl festivities this week in Minneapolis.
Create better hard-water angling experiences and catch more fish by staying warm and extending your adventures on the ice!
Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza, Holes 4 Heroes metro series, Lake of the Woods memorial event scheduled next two Saturdays.
BRAINERD, Minn. — A huge annual ice-fishing contest in north-central Minnesota has been issued its event permit for this weekend. This year's contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 27. Late last week, the Brainerd Jaycees and the Crow Wing County…
Combination of first Erie December freeze-over since 2000 and a surging walleye population in the lake could make for a fishing season to remember. But with great ice-building weather comes First Day Hikes cancellations.
Attract fish, then employ your sonar to determine the mood of the fish… and the presentation to prompt strikes.
With ice-fishing consumer sportshows in the rearview mirror, let’s tackle some excellent questions with answers that will improve your hard-water angling this winter.
The sport show formally dedicated this year's 25th anniversary show to Tuma, who’s been a featured seminar speaker at the event since its inception in 1992.
Survey: Walleye numbers down slightly from last year on Lake of the Woods; sauger numbers hold steady
Despite being down a bit, walleye numbers still higher than long-term average.
Two bodies that were recovered from Upper Red Lake on Monday have been identified. According to reports Tuesday afternoon, relatives and authorities identified the victims as Melissa Seidenstricker, 30, of Princeton and Zeth Knyphausen, 29, of Stacy. The two were riding an all-terrain…
Crappies, big pike, and evening walleyes highlight the hard-water action of early December across the ice belt.
Plymouth, Minn. — With ice creeping in on shorelines across waterways in the Great Lakes states, Outdoor News has kicked off its annual ongoing coverage – tips, gear profiles, advice from the top names in the industry and more –…
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.
This will be the first winter season with the combination of a four-fish bag limit and one over 17 inches allowed.
It’s likely that one-fish bag will include one walleye within a 20- to 22-inch slot, or a “one over” fish yet to be determined.
Mike Hehner shows how he uses his Aqua-Vu to specifically target largemouth bass during the hard-water season.
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