Not marking fish despite working a prime location? Try using flashy spoons or rattle baits to entice more fish into your icy zone.
Bigger baits will help trigger bites among the largest and most active ’gills of late summer or early fall
Spinner rigs are very versatile for covering various depths of water and locating actively feeding walleyes.
Spring is a great time to target white or black crappies as they transition into shallow water around the weed lines.
With water temps dropping, crappies are munching on minnows. Use your electronics to locate schools of suspended slabs, then find what triggers bites.
Put away the bobbers and use your electronics to locate the big bluegills of late summer
When a bronzeback busts a topwater lure, gear up, because other hawgs likely are close.
Spend a little time now checking and maintaining ice fishing equipment to avoid damage and the need for costly repairs or replacements!
Releasing fish helps protect the resource… except when it kills even more fish
First ice is approaching fast. Much of the ice belt awaits walkable ice, though some northern lakes have capped over with enough hard water to venture out.
Fall fishing tip for walleyes and crappies: First find food, and the predatory gamefish will be nearby
Finding walleyes and crappies can be simple if you locate their primary food source in fall: schools of baitfish.
For more success when ice appears this fall, test your sonar, GPS, and other ice fishing gadgets now – during the off season.
Versatile fishing methods will entertain you by putting more fish in the boat and help you determine what the next bite will produce.
Use electronics to locate panfish in deeper water during the warmer months of July and August.
Don’t take shortcuts when it comes to electrical systems in your boat.