The fish was 33 inches long and had a girth of 24 inches.
But they managed to get themselves and the ice house to safety, catching a few fish to boot.
Simple tips to avoid a cold dunking and to enjoy the hard water
There is fishable ice, but use caution when venturing out
Study will rely heavily on guides this ice-fishing season.
Men like Dave Genz and Denny Clark launched the technological advancements in hard-water equipment that sparked the popularity of modern, productive ice angling.
Frigid cold welcomed by
Anglers from Wisconsin and beyond will head to Green Bay to participate in a unique, world-class fishing opportunity.
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.
Itching to get out on the lakes and enjoy the new ice? Tread lightly – or better yet, not at all – on lakes that include aeration features.
Technology has changed the sport of ice fishing
But optimism reigned this week, with cold coming
Single-digit lows could bring ice by Dec. 10
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.
Anglers fishing Upper Red Lake this winter will be able to keep three walleye of which only one may be longer than 17 inches
Following an open-water walleye-fishing season on one of Minnesota’s most popular lakes during which no walleyes could be kept, state DNR officials announced last week that the walleye bag during this year’s ice season on Lake Mille Lacs would be one fish.
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.
Stop visiting the same old community ice angling holes, and venture out to locate new honey holes away from the noise and crowds.
The idea of consistently putting panfish on the ice with soft plastics has become more than just an experiment.
Understanding winter’s magic carpet
Employ this hard-water strategy with an angling partner during the mid-ice period unfolding right now.
While ice conditions continue to improve across northern Minnesota, providing plenty of fishing opportunities, ice depths continue to lag well behind schedule in other parts of the state.
Employ the correct technique with these fishing tactics for walleyes, pike, sunfish and crappies to produce more action and fillets via hard-water angling