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Jim Hudson

If you wanted to watch tips?

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If you had your choice, for watching webcasts, on ice fishing related tips, what would be your top choice to learn about in the ice fishing realm? Any tactics or products you would like to see featured in this type of setting?

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Hey Jim-

Good question, Hunting has just started but ice fishing is just around the corner, hummmm?

It's too hard to pick just one, so here's a few.....Early ice walleye tactics, anything that has to do with big lakers sounds fun, smallies through the ice, a spearing webcast might be sweet, superior salmon/steelies/loopers in the duluth area (if we ever get enough ice), a serious pout mission, tip-ups for big pike, monster cats through the ice-doh! now I've got the bug come on ice!!!!

redhooks

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Tip-ups for pike and plastics for panfish would be good topics. A spearing one would be interesting too.

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Tip ups and spearing would be cool. For tip ups show differnt tricks with line, hooks, baiting, and early late season locations. I've never speared and would like to try it sometime. It would be cool to cover the basics.

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I would really like to see some tips on searching for fish, from discerning potential spots on a lake map, to searching for fish and setting up on them. How to use electronics better to read the lake and catch fish.

Some stuff on lakers, tip ups for pike. Particularly how to best take advantage of a piece of structure. If it is just you, or 2 guys, 3 etc.

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tip-ups for pike and how to catch walleyes through the ice consistently

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Targeting perch and Walleye, peak times. Also the Superior laker and salmon idea sounds pretty sweet too.

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I would like to see videos on new and unique ways of ice fishing.

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I second the how to read a map and start a gameplan. To me nothing is more intimidating/frustrating than hitting a new lake that you hear great things about but not really knowing how to set out a gameplan for fishing that lake I've never been to.

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i'll also second gvg_uwec and chode2235.

It would be cool to see how you guys look at a lake and say that its good for crappie/blugills.

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I'd like some tips/secrets for using tip-ups. I love seeing that flag pop and the top just a spinning.... Nothing better in my opinion

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I wouldn't mind some tips on panfish, especially when to use what tactics, and where to use them. Also where to find panfish throughout the year.

In fact, I wouldn't mind learning about the locations of ALL fish species throughout the season, because that's probably my biggest general problem in ice fishing, I'm not sure where to go a lot of the time.

As far as specifics, I wouldn't mind seeing just a Tips and Tricks episode, where we get shown how to fine tune gear, little ideas and things that people've thought up to help out the process, that kind of thing.

I'd love to see a tip up fishing video for pike, but I think that might be a little cliche', there're a lot out there, and there's not much material for a whole episode.

I think panfish'd be the best, because they're the most common in the state, and easiest to fish for.

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A video that shows the people what the bottom looks like through a underwater camera and then what it looks like on their Vex, Marcum, Lowrance or whatever flasher they use. have several different areas and bottom content and show them what it looks like on both. I dont think most people really know what bottom looks like on a graph or flasher.

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