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.
Brian "Bro" Brosdahl demonstrates his technique for down-viewing with his Aqua-Vu HD underwater camera system. "Bro" also shows the features of Aqua-Vu's HD system.
Kickoff of fifth year of Keep It Clean program just another indication that the most wonderful time of the year at and around the lake is almost upon us.
At more than 3,000 acres and with just one established public boat access, Pelican Lake near Ashby, Minn., isn't, well, overly accessible. It's probably easier sledding during the hard-water season, when the beauty of the season is you don't need…
For more success when ice appears this fall, test your sonar, GPS, and other ice fishing gadgets now – during the off season.
Ice angling lessons to consider as another incredible hard-water season draws to a close.
While the deadline to remove shelters across the northern tier of the state isn't until March 20 (March 31 for Minnesota-Canada border waters), recent incidents are a reminder of the continued rapid deterioration of ice on most all lakes across the state.
You can go as far west as Alexandria and still find walkable ice, although there is a distinct line west and south of this region that now offers few, if any, ice-fishing options.
All are reportedly OK after ending up in the frozen waters of a Chisago County lake and Lake Minnetonka on Sunday.
When negative biters crimp your angling style, switch up your tactics with this tool for multi-species hard-water success.
Underwater cameras will truly open up the hard-water angling world and help you put more fish topside
The lake in the Turtle Mountain region is a haven for bluegills and crappies in the wintertime.
An ice fishing diversion produces a quick limit of fish for a Minnesota angler willing to make his own hard-water luck.
Although still waiting for IGFA confirmation, the fish bested the old record by more than a half-pound.
Lake of the Woods businesses expect steady hard-water angling for walleyes and other fish species through March 2017, maybe beyond.
Above-average temperatures last weekend, expected to be followed by way above-average temps this weekend could significantly alter the state’s ice-fishing landscape.
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