There are definitely times when fish demand an increase in vibration and flash. But just the opposite can be the attractor, so bring an assortment of colors.
There’s been a hot bite but when you finally hit the ice, the weather changes and the action tanks. Pay attention to tiny details, and you’ll salvage your trip by tricking a few fish into biting.
In the ice-fishing "fish-off" meant to help showcase the two fisheries, 71 of the 85 fish caught between Lake of the Woods and Devils Lake reps were caught by LOTW types.
Chasing monster northern pike across the Twin Cities metro area produces prime New Year’s hard-water action.
Seeing is believing when viewing the subterranean world through the hard water.
Species- and technique-specific rods can give you a real advantage out on the ice.
As the heart of hard water arrives across the great North American ice belt, “T3” answers your questions to help improve your angling skills this cold-weather season.
CUSHING, Minn. — Crews have recovered the bodies of two neighbors who died while ice-fishing on a lake in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen says the fishermen were reported overdue Sunday evening on Fish Trap Lake north of…
When tourism spokesmen for two top ice fishing destinations in the Upper Midwest go head to head in January, there could be a lot on the line – their fishing lines, anyway. Tanner Cherney at North Dakota's Devils Lake and…
It’s ice show season, and after prowling the aisles at the recent big event in St. Paul, this blogger can’t live without these hard-water toys.
An early deep freeze has anglers across north country eager to launch the 2018-19 ice fishing season.
DNR focuses the harvest on mature female fish, which are in abundance in the lake, and hence the new slot, the agency says.
Spend a little time now checking and maintaining ice fishing equipment to avoid damage and the need for costly repairs or replacements!
Find lush, green cabbage and coontail vegetation during late ice, and high-rising, slab crappies and aggressive bluegills may be nearby.
The deadline for anglers to remove fish houses from the ice on inland lakes in Minnesota is fast approaching. According to the DNR, removal dates are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34…
Releasing fish helps protect the resource… except when it kills even more fish
As northern pike and walleye season wraps up on Minnesota’s inland waters, the author turns his focus to some of the best fishing of the year: late-ice panfish.
BRAINERD, Minn. — Organizers of a Minnesota ice fishing tournament says an investigation into possible fraud has cleared three Ohio men who won prizes, including a pickup truck. Officials with the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza say the three…
Ice fishing during winter’s coldest days demands complete attention to detail to increase your hookset odds.
MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Brainerd Jaycees are investigating whether some competitors in this year's $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza engaged in fraud. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports three of the 150 prize-winners in the Jan. 27 Gull Lake tournament –…
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