North Country Walleye ‘Meat’ The Precision Jigs

Methods like the jig and meat combo start to shine right about now, when cold snaps start getting measured in weeks and that first-freeze rush has kind of petered out. Walleye are still absolutely catchable using lures and jigs with more razzle dazzle, stroked quicker. But season after season, batting cleanup with a well-placed baitfish gets hotter and hotter the colder it gets. What's nice about these colder periods is they force me into moving around less and slowing my entire approach way do
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  • How to Care for and Transport Scent Free Gear

    How to Care for and Transport Scent Free Gear

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    Let’s face it, many well meaning hunters make the investment in scent control clothing and gear to stay scent free, but do little to protect and preserve it. The hardworking hunter scrimps and saves, gets extra hours at work, picks up side jobs and, eventually, come August, he’s saved enough to invest in the newest, [...] [ Read More ... ]

    Youth Ice Fishing League Heats Up

    Youth Ice Fishing League Heats Up

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    Youth anglers across the country are competing in a youth ice fishing season this winter and, with a little less than three weeks left in the 2015 AAL Youth Ice Fishing Season, the young ice anglers that are getting on the ice consistently are putting some serious fish through the ice.  The midwestern states like [...] [ Read More ... ]

    Late ice crappie patterns

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    Late ice crappie patterns

    The last period of safe ice typically offers some of the best ice fishing of the year for panfish like bluegill and crappie.  For crappies in particular, we often find fish shallow and the fish can often be fairly aggressive.  Finding crappie is often a matter of connecting the dots; on most lakes and flowages, [...] [ Read More ... ]

    Tailoring lure presentati ...

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    Tailoring lure presentation for successful ice fishing

    The reality of lure presentation in ice fishing is that conditions are changing from day to day, and especially from year to year, and your methods will need to adapt to reflect this.  The biggest mistake I have ever made as an angler is getting so confident in a particular presentation, mentality or location that [...] [ Read More ... ]

  • Youth Ice Fishing L...

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    Youth Ice Fishing League Heats Up

    Youth anglers across the country are competing in a youth ice fishing season this winter and, with a little less than three weeks left in the 2015 AAL Youth Ice Fishing Season, the young ice anglers that are getting on the ice consistently are putting some serious fish through the ice.  The midwestern states like [...] [ Read More ... ]

    Mobility On the Ice...

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    Mobility On the Ice, The Way To Stay On Fish

      Ice fishing isn’t for everybody, but for some it holds a special place in our hearts. Some may think we are a bit crazy for walking out on a frozen pond or lake, but there is something about the sound the auger makes as it chews through the ice that keeps us coming back [...] [ Read More ... ]

    Smooth Moves Ultra ...

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    Smooth Moves Ultra seats, A Smooth Ride For better Fishing

    Fishing the great lakes and even some of your inland lakes in not so ideal conditions can really take a toll on your body.  Most anglers don’t realize the damage that they are doing to their legs and backs by pounding into the waves on a rough day. Not to mention the overall fatigue that [...] [ Read More ... ]

    How Quickly Things ...

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    How Quickly Things Can Change

    Tournament Fishing isn’t for everyone. For some anglers it takes the fun out of the past time or hobby that they love. For others tournament fishing can take their passion to the next level. As frustrating as it can be at times, I enjoy tournament fishing because it gets me out of my comfort zone. [...] [ Read More ... ]