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Late Season Crappie

Late Season Crappie

The ice has been hit or miss so far in 2017. Ice one week. Open water the next. Although many think this is a bad situation, seasoned veterans like Pro Raymond Tiffany take full advantage of this situation.

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.

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.

Summer Time Blues

Summer Time Blues

This summer has been a hot one. I was fishing the other day and drove a crossed some bass beds with magnum bluegills on them.

Warm weather moves ice fishing school to Houghton Lake

Warm weather moves ice fishing school to Houghton Lake

There are no snow days in ice fishing school – not when the principal is Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame angler Mark Martin. Unusually warm temperatures, wind and rain preceded the Feb 7 – 10 ice fishing class scheduled on Saginaw Bay.

Precious Metals

Precious Metals

Silver, gold, copper… Three precious metals that have been sought after as valuable resources by man throughout history, but their importance does not stop at the foundation of monetary value.

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.

Skandia Success Ice Fishing!

Skandia Success Ice Fishing!

Brad Caden recently had a great day of ice fishing. Armed with his ice fishing gear and some of his favorite Skandia Tungsten jigs, he hit the ice near Cement City, Michigan.

Don't Forget the Crappie!

Don’t Forget the Crappie!

However, don’t over look the other panfish species including the Crappie. Experienced ice anglers know this can be one of the best times of year to catch these giant panfish.

Tapiola Jigs in the Grass

Tapiola Jigs in the Grass

Enter K&E Tackle’s flat-bottomed Skandia Tapiola Jig. The design is based on satellite technology that allows for maximum signal strength as similar sized jigs.

Gearing Up for Ice!

Gearing Up for Ice!

Most of us have enjoyed this last little blast of warm weather. However reality is coming soon with colder weather, and eventually snow and ice. This in-between time is a great time to get out the ice gear and get things ready to go.

Jigging Walleye with Yukon Shiners

Jigging Walleye with Yukon Shiners

Here’s a tip for guys that love to vertically jig for walleyes! When you find walleyes stacked up on a break, hole or rock pile and you want to stay on top of them, try the Yukon Shiners!

Two Armed Success

Two Armed Success

This past weekend was free fishing weekend in Michigan. Meaning, no license needed to get out on the water. I took full advantage of this to get my wife out fishing.

Mark Martin wraps up 25th season of ice fishing school VIDEO

Mark Martin wraps up 25th season of ice fishing school VIDEO

There’s little evidence to suggest Benjamin Franklin was an ice fisherman but if he were alive today and inclined to spend a nice winter’s day on the ice, he surely would see the value in Mark Martin’s Ice Fishing Vacation School.

Whitefish Ice Fishing Road Trip

Whitefish Ice Fishing Road Trip

When the panfish ice-bite slows, it’s time for a change of venue to break free of the mid-winter doldrums. It’s time for a whitefish ice fishing road trip.

Last Ice, Best Ice?

Last Ice, Best Ice?

Some say the best ice fishing of the season is last ice. This may or may not be true but one thing is for sure, you’ll want to be extra careful looking for that late season action.

Expand Your Ice Season Pike Spearing VIDEO!

Expand Your Ice Season Pike Spearing VIDEO!

Fishing for Panfish is a blast, we all know that. Setting up a couple of tip ups is also another way to have some fun. However, if you really want a rush, try spearing. Yes, spearing through the ice is a blast.

The Good Old Days!

The Good Old Days!

What ever happened to the good old days? Days before Vexilars, electric augers, body heaters, Tungsten ice jigs, and the list goes on and on. Even without all of the latest and greatest gadgets, we all seemed to still catch fish.

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