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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.

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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.

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.

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.

Size Matters!

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.

Big panfish are the target for the competitors in the first ever Ultimate Ice Fishing Tournament

Ultimate Ice Fishing Tournament Weigh-In

Guests attending the Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi will witness the first ever Ultimate Ice Fishing Tournament Weigh-In. This tournament will feature twenty of the top regional ice fishing teams vying for the Ultimate Ice Fishing National Championship title. Anglers will be fishing local lakes and bringing their big catch to the Suburban Collection Showplace […]

Late season scouting for early ice panfish produced these slab crappie for Ray Tiffany and Mandolyn MacHaffie

Late Summer Scouting For Early Ice Fishing Success!

Late August into October can produce some of the best panfish success of the season for many anglers. The weather is beginning to cool. The dog days of a body of water should be at an end or nearly there, and water clarity should be returning to a mere green hew instead of pea soup. […]

Young Angler With Panfish caught while ice fishing

Panfish Transition Under the Ice

Deep water, shallow water flats, suspended fish or bottom hugging fish – what is the answer in locating winter panfish under the ice? It depends on a few variables and the species. Once old man winter grabs hold of a lake, the lake goes through changes. First ice often places the fish shallow. Any green […]

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