Michigan’s biggest outdoor show celebrates 69 years in Grand Rapids

March has arrived and we all know that means it’s time for the biggest, oldest and best attended outdoors sport show on the west side of Michigan.

Late Ice Lake St. Clair Jumbo Perch

For die-hards like Joe Balog willing to chase Lake St. Clair’s jumbo yellow perch late into winter, the best fishing is just beginning.

Near Ice Lake St. Clair Perch

Predicting the start of the ice fishing season on Lake St. Clair used to be fairly easy. But these in-between ice conditions also provide new perch fishing opportunities for anglers willing to make the necessary adjustments.

Hardwater Preparations

As the leaves change and fall ushers in the brisk weather, it signifies the start of the ice fishing season. There are many things that get a place on my to do list when I prepare for the hardwater.

Mother Russia Ice Fishing

If there is one thing that I love it’s innovation from other parts of the world integrated in the fishing industry here in the states. Some of these products come from arguably the most skilled ice fishing country in the world Russia.

Size Matters!

One style of fishing I find interesting and love to utilize when it is called for is ‘long rodding’. This ice fishing technique is extremely popular in the southern parts here in Wisconsin.

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