Locate standing weeds in shallow water in late winter, and hungry panfish will be hanging out nearby.
Small spoons tipped with plastics, worms, or minnow heads and tails will attract more perch, crappies, and sunfish thus boosting your odds of catching more fish.
Bigger baits will help trigger bites among the largest and most active ’gills of late summer or early fall
DNR received multiple tips from local anglers on Gladwin County’s Lake Lancer.
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.
By Ken McBroom
The addition of smoked sausage infuses the white wine roux that transforms this chowder into a flavorful gumbo, but if you want to leave the sausage out, the base recipe is still an excellent panfish chowder.
Use electronics to locate panfish in deeper water during the warmer months of July and August.
As the spawn winds down, savvy anglers still can catch a bluegill the size of a dinner plate.
Man found with 2,066 bluegill, 418 perch and 88 crappies in his freezers