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Dan Kimmel is an avid angler, outdoor photographer and outdoor writer who becomes a computer guy in his downtime running web sites like this one, GreatLakesBass.com and AnglerHosting.com among others.

MDNR Ice Fishing and Safety Tips Video

MDNR Ice Fishing and Safety Tips Video

Michigan is a place where anglers can take up their rod and fish year-round. Winter is no exception, with thousands of lakes open to ice fishing.experiences.

MDNR Ice Fishing Class February 25

MDNR Ice Fishing Class February 25

The February 25 ice fishing class will focus on techniques for walleye, techniques for panfish, and setting polar tip-ups to target monster northern pike.

Wonderbread Skandia Pelkie Tungsten Ice Jigs!

Wonderbread Skandia Pelkie Tungsten Ice Jigs!

For a limited run, Skandia Pelkie jigs are now available in the popular Wonderbread color (178) through the Anglers Mart website at www.anglersmart.com.

Celebrate conservation and family fun at the 44th annual Outdoorama

Celebrate conservation and family fun at the 44th annual Outdoorama

For more than four decades outdoors enthusiasts from across southern Michigan have flocked to Outdoorama each year, making it one of the best and longest-running outdoors shows in the Midwest.

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Ice Fishing Success

Reports are coming in from all over the Midwest on some great ice fishing success. As you can see by the pictures, some real giants are hitting the ice.

Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend 2017

Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend 2017

February 18 and 19, 2017 will be Michigan’s winter free fishing weekend for 2017. You do not need a fishing license on that weekend to fish anywhere in Michigan. Visit the MDNR Free Fishing Website for more information including public events.

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New GLIF Forum requires own registration

FYI to all of you who have already signed up as a member on GLIF, and to potential new members. I have installed a new forum on GLIF that is separate from the rest of the website.

Try a Spring Bobber!

Try a Spring Bobber!

If you’ve never tried a spring bobber out ice fishing, you’re missing out. A spring bobber is a great way to catch a ton of fish and catch them quickly.

Good Ice Safety Resource

Good Ice Safety Resource

Check out the Minnesota DNR ice safety section on their state website. Lots of great tips and simple graphics to make your ice fishing and travels much safer!

Franks 2016 Shanty Days

Franks 2016 Shanty Days

Franks Shanty Days 2016 has something for everyone. One of the largest displays of ice shanties that you’ll see. Plus other great deals. Come out Dec 9th – 11th.

D & R Sports 2016 Ice Show

D & R Sports 2016 Ice Show

D&R Sports located in Kalamazoo, MI welcomes everyone to their ice show. This event takes place on December 3rd & 4th. Come out for great specials and free seminars.

Al & Bobs Sports Ice Event

Al & Bobs Sports Ice Event

Al & Bobs Sports in Grand Rapids, MI will be holding their special 2016 ice event the evening of December 1st. All are welcome. Kicks off at 5:00 pm. Prizes, seminars, and once a year specials are featured at this event.

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New Ice Rod Pods

The NEW Rod Pod is one of the hottest items from K&E this fall. This hard plastic sleeve is designed to protect your ice fishing rods from breaking and becoming tangled up in transit.

NEW Skandia Tungsten Tear Drops!

NEW Skandia Tungsten Tear Drops!

That’s right, Skandia now has a NEW line of Tungsten Tear Drop Ice Jigs. These great Tear Drops come in size 10 and 12, and in eight great fish catching colors.

Hunting and fishing highlight seminars at Outdoorama

Hunting and fishing highlight seminars at Outdoorama

Sportsmen and sportswomen are constantly looking for ways to improve their hunting and fishing techniques so they can be more successful on the water or in the woods. With a strong lineup of seminar speakers including nationally-acclaimed hunters and anglers there is no better place to improve your techniques than at the 43rd OUTDOORAMA

Safe Ice Fishing Tips

Safe Ice Fishing Tips

Ice fishing is a fun activity even the family can enjoy. But ice fishing requires preparation and knowledge to enjoy the sport safely. Here are some safe ice fishing tips.

MSU Ice Fishing Tournament January 30

MSU Ice Fishing Tournament January 30

The Michigan State Fishing Club is having an ice fishing tournament Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Lake Lansing out of the Lake Lansing Park South.

Gander Mountain Ice Fishing Markdowns

Gander Mountain Ice Fishing Markdowns

Gander Mountain is sporting new ice fishing markdowns right now to get you on the ice today. Plus you can save up to $40 with $5 off every $50 or $10 off every $100 spent on the Gander Mountain website.

  • Great Lakes Ice Fishing

    If you enjoy ice fishing anywhere in the Great Lakes Region, you'll enjoy Great Lake Ice Fishing. Please join the community forum and share your ice fishing reports & adventures.

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