Ice Fishing

It’s almost here! Preparation for ice fishing

My personal favorite fishing season almost has arrived. I thoroughly enjoy hard-water fishing, and one reason I’m successful is because I prepare my equipment weeks in advance. If you haven’t done so, the first thing I’d recommend is inventorying your tackle. I have a walleye ice tackle box and a panfish ice tackle box. That strategy makes fishing so much…

Ice fishing in Utah: Finding the fish

Ice fishing success hinges on three things Putting your bait or lure at the depth the fish are-and then not moving it much-are the keys to catching fish through the ice. And using some simple devices that will help you know when you have a fish on the end of your line is a big help too. Drew Cushing, warm…

Presenting your ice offering properly

First let's chat about bobbers. A bobber is great because it allows us to immediately check the mood of the fish. The size of your bobber, which is a strike indicator and depth setter, is big factor. Generally speaking, I see ice anglers using too big of a bobber. Fish will feel that drag resistance. They'll blow out the bait…