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WalleyeSlayer21

Ice fishing Top SPECIES to fish for

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1st : Crappies

2nd : Bluegills

3rd : 3 way tie between Northern, Bass, & Channel Catfish

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Panfish....simply because one day they make you feel like a pro and on others the ultimate rookie....and the challenge is more than half the fun. Next, would be getting on a crazy tulllie bite. For landing the freight trains with under equipped .....equipment ....pout. Think the most fun I have ever had ice fishing, was, by pure luck, stumbling upon upon a smallie nest on Mille Lacs. Honorable mention for the coveted eyeballs is an old school early season upper red bite....

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1. Channel Cats

Numbers like pannies, but fight like walleyes

2. Crappies

Numbers can't be beat, and good tasting

3. Bluegills

Put up an awesome fight, pound for pound on super light gear.

Never fished lake trout because there's not really a fishable population near here.

As for walleyes - too slow of action for me and my 6 year old. For eating I'll go craps and for fighting I'll go channel cats.

Hoping to put sturgeon on that list next year. The action will definitely be slow, but the potential payoff there makes it worthwhile. Next year they're going to have open C&R season all year. I've incidentally caught one smaller 27 inch sturgeon while fishing channel cats on the St Croix in the winter, and it put up a better fight than anything else I've ever caught through the ice, hands down. I'll be bringing some big laker gear with a baitcaster out and drilling a larger hole out searching for Shamu's 77 incher when there's an official open season for them.

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Lake Trout, or any trout specie for that matter; even small stocked steam trout put up a great battle

Walleye/Perch

Bull Bluegills

Would really like to try to land a big catfish or sturgeon through the ice sometime.

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Crappies and then walleyes are a close second. I've always found it easier to catch crappies in the winter aside from in the spring when they are in the shallows.

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Would really like to try to land a big catfish or sturgeon through the ice sometime.

Tom how big was that sturgeon you posted above? Probably put up a great fight through the ice!

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1. Trout

2. Perch

3. Crappies

Honorable mention to tulibees and 'pout.

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