Ice Fishing

Catching – and releasing – the crappie of a lifetime

The numbers are what panfish anglers' dreams are made of: a crappie measuring 17.75 inches, with a 15-inch girth, weighing just over 3 pounds. Panfish enthusiast Wyatt Williams caught – and released – that dream fish on a Twin Cities…

Rod length ... function? – video

So many anglers think about panfish rod lengths as what you prefer, but in reality, anglers should be thinking about rod length as a function of how they are going to be fishing, as indicated in this video from Angling…

Northwest Angle ice road reopens

For a second year in a row, it will allow travelers to bypass Manitoba en route to the otherwise land-locked Angle on Lake of the Woods.

Runnin' and gunnin' for winter crappies – video

When winter crappies are on the move, hole-hopping with a run-and-gun mentality is often the most effective way to catch them. This video from Angling Buzz shows how it's done. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz.

Monster northern pike – on setlines [video]

Late ice is a great time to target monster northern pike, and one of the best ways to do that is with setlines. Here's how the guys at Angling Buzz are getting it done. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz.

Angling Buzz: In search of big bluegills [video]

Check out this video from the guys at Angling Buzz on targeting big bluegills ... And once you're able to key in on all the different factors, catching a 1-pound 'gill has to be, well, one of the most rewarding…

Upper Red Lake walleye regs tightened for winter season

Anglers fishing during the winter season on Upper Red in northern Minnesota will have a three-walleye bag limit, with only one walleye longer than 17 inches allowed. Heavy winter fishing over the last four years has resulted in the more restrictive regs.

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