The lifelike appearance of “detail” baits tempts panfish to study their realistic details, fooling fish into biting. They are especially productive in clear water.
Where strong winds prior to freeze-up resulted in cloudy water, Jason Mitchell recommends bigger, brighter, louder lures for triggering walleyes beneath early ice.
Mickey Johnson interviews Hall of Fame fly fishing instructor Bob Nasby on learning how to cast, purchasing the right equipment, and enjoying this deadly multi-species fishing tactic.
Different line types excel for specific ice fishing tactics. Here are some common sense tips for choosing between monofilament and braided superlines.
Ice Buster revolutionized ice fishing with adjustable-flotation slip floats that don’t freeze up. Now, they’ve added a weighting system for jigging crankbaits through the ice.
Back off your drags and add a little lubricant to clean and prepare your reels for fishing next spring.
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