ice out bass fishing

3 Places To Look For Ice Out Bass

There’s nothing more exciting to northern bass anglers than the sight of ice rapidly melting from the local lake or river… It means that spring has finally come, and with it comes the itch to dust off the rods and get out on the water for some ice out bass. As great as early spring fishing trips are for the …

late ice crappie

Late Season Ice Fishing For Crappie

Crappies are one of the most sought after species through the ice for several reasons. First, they are delicious. Second, they are willing biters, and third – they tend to travel in large schools. Unfortunately though, ice fishing for crappie later in the season can lead to a disappearing act. The reason for that disappearing act is simple – they …

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Late Ice Fishing For Walleyes

Walleye are one of the earliest spawners of all game fish. Their ideal water temperature for spawning is 43-48 degrees, which happens in a hurry once the ice comes off a lake. For that reason, their initial move toward their spawning grounds generally occurs when there is still fishable ice on the lake. This is also the reason that the …

deeper ice fishing

How To Easily Locate Fish Beneath The Ice

  This video, courtesy of 1rod1reelfishing, explains perfectly how to use The Deeper Fish Finder to mark and catch fish beneath hard water. Ice fishing offers tons of new challenges to anglers, and some even consider it a different sport altogether. The subculture of ice fisherman spend all day bouncing from hole to hole trying to find a school of hungry fish, …

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13 Signs You’re Totally Obsessed With Fishing

Love being out on the water more than words can even describe? Us too. Here are 13 signs you’re totally obsessed with fishing: 1. You instantly feel joy pulling up to the water Source: Giphy 2. You watch fishing videos CONSTANTLY Source: Giphy 3. You floss with fishing line 4. When you meet another angler, this happens: Source: Giphy 5. You take …

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When To Switch Spots & When To Stay While Ice Fishing

One of the biggest revolutions in ice fishing over the last few years has been the use of electronics. What used to be a sport defined by permanent ice-shacks and stagnant fishing has now become one of lightweight, fast-deploying gear and hole-hopping. This is a direct result of anglers becoming more skilled at locating fish, and also being able to …

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11 Ways To Cure Your Cabin Fever This Winter

It’s officially cold outside. That officially sucks. While some of you are lucky enough to live where “cold” means 55 degrees (looking at you California and Florida), and some of you are bold enough to brave the elements and ice fish, the rest of us are stuck without fishing until the weather warms up. What are we supposed to do …