There are several key shallow-water spots that will hold northern pike during the winter months.
Slot is 21-23 inches or over 28 inches; fall assessment shows walleye population is abundant enough to sustain some harvest.
Three keys for early ice success.
The author’s fishing shack has been a very good spearing shack this winter.
Reading the “dead zone” on your flasher – and how you can use its information to catch more fish. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Ice fishing
(Facebook/U.S. Coast Guard Station Saginaw River)FRASER TWP, Mich. — Two men have been rescued from the icy waters of Saginaw Bay for the second time in the same week after falling through unstable ice. The two were trying to retrieve items they had to abandon during their first rescue Sunday, March 6, when they needed to be rescued again Wednesday,…
But is it cool even when no one is catching fish? Yes, it is … cool.
It’s important to think about how you plan on using the house and figure out what you need to add to help you catch more fish.
The campaign, which originated with Lake of the Woods in 2012, was also recently adopted by Red Lake.
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 Buzz. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz,…
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.
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. Categories: Fishing, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Crappies, Ice fishing
The record is “contingent upon genetic verification,” according to the DNR.
That’s the case with a lot of the younger walleye fisheries in the state now. Still, while word of a good walleye bite can lure ice anglers from afar, when a North Dakota lake is rumored to be kicking out nice perch, off-the-beaten-path waters can turn into small towns overnight.
Tips in this video from Angling Buzz on how to keep fish below the hole when fishing in a wheel house or flip-over shelter. The real key is to maximize your opportunities. Video courtesy of Angling Buzz Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos Tags: Angling Buzz, Ice fishing
This Angling Buzz video shows how to create a livewell on ice – and its benefits for handling trophy-caliber northern pike.
But we’ll be turning the corner on winter before you know it.
Two common non-native aquatic plants in Wisconsin include the curly-leaf pondweed and Eurasian watermilfoil, which remain hardy in winter giving them an advantage over native aquatic plants.
From ice auger purchases to makeshift, icy livewells, what 2021 has taught the author.
Tapping into a great sight fishing bite – in less than t feet of water.
Attaching a fluorocarbon leader to your ice fishing line can make a difference in your success rate.
And a four-walleye bag limit – up one from last winter – is set on Upper Red Lake.
Ice fishing season is just about over for me, and I guess I should be glad as it has been laden with mishaps. I’m not complaining, as I’m of the opinion that it is better to have gone fishing than to not have. But it’s gotten to the point where when I load my truck up with gear and head…
Sometimes combining work with recreation is the ticket to happiness.
Being a weekend warrior ice fisherman has not been easy this season. Like everything else in the outdoor world during this COVID pandemic, ice fishing is as popular as ever and the evidence is being found not only out on the hard water, but especially anywhere anglers gain access to the ice. As an angler and a reporter I do…
The removal deadline does not mean anglers no longer can use fish houses on the ice. After the March 1 deadline, fish houses may still be on the ice, but they must be occupied if they’re out between midnight and one hour before sunrise.