Watch your ice rod’s spring bobber to determine the weight of those sunfish nipping at your ice fishing bait
The Second Annual Ice Castle Classic on Lac qui Parle Lake couldn’t have been much more different this year than the inaugural first year of the ice fishing tournament last year.
Catch more fish with the right bait or lure, then know how to identify the slightest of bites.
Walleyes, bluegills, crappies, and pike face similar constraints as the mid-ice season of February unfolds
Safe ice arrives after slow start
When it comes to taking kids ice fishing, who better to ask for advice about doing it than kids themselves?
Upper Red Lake walleye fishing has been hot this winter, prompting the DNR to reduce the bag limit.
A common mistake some anglers make is thinking the world below the ice is static and that nothing changes.
Take proper care of batteries while fishing in cold weather to avoid costly replacement fees.
Doesn’t matter which species – walleye, pike, perch, crappies or bluegills – fish detecting unnatural odors will cost you bites this winter
Consider deep water for walleyes and panfish when anglers, ice augers, and noise drive fish from the December or January shallows.
Find fish with less effort by sonar reading through the ice rather than drilling more holes.
Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake see every bit as much walleye, sauger, and pike, and jumbo perch action in the winter as during the open-water season. Make the angling trip north in 2014-15.
From tip-ups to headlamps to augers, some highlights from last weekend’s 22nd Annual St. Paul Ice Fishing and Winter Sports Show.
The author suggests a primitive ice fishing tournament circuit with all hand-made equipment and tools… just don’t expect him to participate.
First ice is a magical time for targeting fish of all stripes, and walleyes are no exception
Hard-water warriors frequently battle the elements in their quest for glory.
When early hard water arrives, attract fish first, then determine what lure triggers bites. And don’t be afraid to start big and work down.
Employ these hard-water tactics from the likes of Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famers Dave Genz, Gary Roach, and Tom Neustrom and others
Winter continues to hang around across the northern parts of the state, however fishing is winding down as lake ice begins to deteriorate.
Ice fishing innovation cures twisted line, thus resulting in more bites through the hard water
Typically the early days of March mark the end of ice fishing season in most of New York, as ice begins to pull away from shores and conditions get dicey as days get longer and the sun gets stronger.
Bluegills and crappies are moving to the shallows. Play your cards right, and you’ll own the bite
The early onset and bitter cold of winter 2013-14 have combined to make some shallow lakes susceptible to winterkill,
Edgarton, Wis., fireman Adam Walton’s video prepares ice fishermen for the possibility of breaking through the ice
Some of the best fishing of the year for aggressive freshwater pike is exploding under the ice