Making slight tweaks and modifications to your bait can pay big dividends, especially on fisheries that experience a lot of angling pressure. This practice is commonplace in all segments of the sport fishing world, from bass anglers to walleye anglers to ice anglers and beyond.
One super common tweak you’ll see from ice fishermen is adjustments to their soft plastic tippings. While many anglers fish their plastics as-is out of the box, tearing off bits and pieces of the bait can be effective in triggering more biters.
In the video above, Brian Brosdahl demonstrates how he modifies some of his favorite soft plastic baits to catch more fish out on the ice.
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