Photo by Bill Lindner Writing by Nick Harrington The Carp Connection One overlooked aspect to gamefish location is the common carp. Carp actually play a very critical role when understanding gamefish movement because the carp roaming the lake are often followed by fish such as walleye, crappie and perch. This has become a [Read more…]
There’s a LONG list of benefits to using an underwater camera for bluegills and other panfish in shallow water conditions. In this video, veteran ice fishing guide Brian Brosdahl shares some tips for using cameras more efficiently through the ice. Once you understand a few basic strategies for using these tools, you’ll never go back! [Read more…]
Brian “BRO” Brosdahl digs into the where’s and the how’s of wintertime perch. He shares some insight into the process of finding schools of fish, and how to employ techniques that will not only increase the number of fish you catch, but will target the bigger fish from the school!
Veteran ice guide Tony Roach shares a few tips for keeping your line fishing good when you’re out on the ice. It’s doesn’t get a lot of attention, but proper line management can make a massive difference when your fighting the conditions in the middle of winter. For more videos like this, Subscribe [Read more…]
There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution in fishing — particularly if you want the “best of the best”. Ice rods are no exception. Every niche angling situation can benefit from different equipment. Conditions can vary dramatically from inside your balmy ice shack to outside in the blustery wind. As a result, you [Read more…]
By Joel Nelson Of paramount importance to any hobby is knowing what you’re working with. Just like a golfer doesn’t take a shot without knowing wind speed/direction, distance to the green, or pin location, you’ll probably do a whole lot better at this ice-fishing thing if you know what species just showed up [Read more…]
There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about the panfish regulations here in our home state of Minnesota. What seems to be consensus amongst veteran anglers and biologists alike is that our current set of rules are far too liberal — particularly if we want to see our panfish populations sustained for [Read more…]
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