Ice Fishing

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STOCKING STUFFERS VMC Heavy-Duty Wide Gap Tokyo Rig: Keep it simple with the VMC Heavy-Duty Wide Gap Tokyo Rigs! This rig is built around a one-piece solid ring connected to a swivel and a 2 1/2-inch dropper arm for customized rigging. The dropper arm allows you to attach your favorite weights or beads onto the shaft and then bend the…

Trashing Minnesota’s lakes: COs seeing ‘fallout’ from hard-water season

With fish-house removal deadlines in the rearview mirror and melting snow revealing what once was hidden, conservation officers throughout the state are finding the trash people left behind, the Minnesota DNR noted in a Facebook post recently. A reminder from the DNR: Anything but an impression left on the ice is litter and will be investigated. Categories: Ice Fishing Tags:…

You say ice shanty, I say ice shack

It took a while, but the writer finally got his ice shack dug out of the woods and set up on the ice. (Photos by Tom Pink)Several weeks into this year’s ice fishing season, we were still trying to get our ice shack out on the river and were having a tough time of it. Well, in spite of the…