Wisconsin Early Ice Reports 2020: SLAB Crappies Are Coming Topside!

With the 9-Day Wisconsin Deer Gun Hunting Season in the rearview, outdoor enthusiasts in the badger state are turning towards other activities. And during winter in Wisconsin, ice fishing reigns supreme. In Northern Wisconsin lakes, the ice fishing season typically starts in early December, with southern lakes freezing over a few weeks after. The ice season can extend through March and sometimes …

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5 Ice Fishing Gifts That Don’t Suck

Ice fisherman are some of the pickiest anglers you’ll find on the water. When it comes to buying ice fishing gifts, many of us looking to spoil our favorite ice fisherman can be confused about what to get them. Just because it’s tough to pick doesn’t mean you gift-givers have to cave and wrap them a gift card. Here are …

2021 Ice Fishing Guide: All The Bait & Tackle You Need This Season

Karl’s Shop loaded up for the 2021 ice fishing season with some of the essential gear anglers will be looking for this hard water season. This list includes twenty of our favorite ice fishing items available today, from fishing rods to safety equipment. Get a headstart and gear up with these awesome deals: 13 Fishing Thermo Ice Combo When it …

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Where Do Anglers Poop While Ice Fishing?

Since we only cover the hard-hitting topics on this fishing blog, we decided to answer, once again, the question on everyone’s mind. “Where do you poop while you’re ice fishing?” Just like open water fishing, I try to get my poop done at the closest fast food restaurant. In this case, a Taco Bell where I order two breakfast crunchrwaps, …

Christmas Trees Grow Big Fish And Help Save Lives

Tens of MILLIONS of Christmas trees will be burned, tossed to the curb, or repurposed in other ways after the holidays. However, some anglers are using old Christmas trees in clever ways. Here are two ways to repurpose Christmas trees that involves fishing: Dump ‘Em In The Lake (If You Can) The most popular way anglers reuse old Christmas trees …