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 –…
A Twin Cities TV station has taken ice fishing to new heights – as in on the station's rooftop – as part of the Super Bowl festivities this week in Minneapolis.
Create better hard-water angling experiences and catch more fish by staying warm and extending your adventures on the ice!
Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza, Holes 4 Heroes metro series, Lake of the Woods memorial event scheduled next two Saturdays.
BRAINERD, Minn. — A huge annual ice-fishing contest in north-central Minnesota has been issued its event permit for this weekend. This year's contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 27. Late last week, the Brainerd Jaycees and the Crow Wing County…
Combination of first Erie December freeze-over since 2000 and a surging walleye population in the lake could make for a fishing season to remember. But with great ice-building weather comes First Day Hikes cancellations.
Attract fish, then employ your sonar to determine the mood of the fish… and the presentation to prompt strikes.
With ice-fishing consumer sportshows in the rearview mirror, let’s tackle some excellent questions with answers that will improve your hard-water angling this winter.
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