The weather has started to cooperate and allow anglers to hit the ice. With the look of continued stable weather over the next week to 10 days, the bite should respond nicely.
Weather has been the demon, impacting about everything including the bite.
Ice is getting thicker and fish are being caught. Only problem is maybe snow on the ice.
The weather is definitely helping with making ice across the area, but some lakes still have open water, so be careful. The weather is also helping with the bite. Some nice walleyes have been caught
Think safety on the ice: Dealing with variable ice conditions and the need to use common sense.
Ice fishing before Thanksgiving – it’s something that doesn’t occur too often around here, but it has this year. Fish are being caught, but caution is still being recommended, especially with the recent warm snap.
Mother Nature is making ice out there and some are giving it a shot. Here’s where – and how those anglers are faring.
Open-water fishing is quiet – time to think hardwater!
The few anglers who have gone out have had decent success for walleyes. The perch bite has definitely been off, though.