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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

The 2012 Ultimate Fishing Show will have the first ever Ultimate Ice Fishing Tournament Weigh-In. Twenty of the top ice fishing teams are vying for the Ultimate Ice Fishing National Championship title. Anglers will fish local lakes and bring their big catch to the Suburban Collection Showplace for the ice fishing show down.

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 summer scouting can produce some of the best panfish of the season for many anglers and find the most productive spots for first ice fishing.

Young Angler With Panfish caught while ice fishing

Panfish Transition Under the Ice

Locating and catching more panfish while ice fishing is all about following the seasonal transition movements of bluegills, crappie and perch.

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