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bgreen82

your "go to" panfish setup

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So you're marking fish on the flasher and you want to make the most of your day. what presentation are you going to put in front of them?

I havent ice fished for too long, but i am a fan of the chart. and pink ratsos or shrimpos tipped with a waxie.

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For me, it would be some sort of Marmooska Copy. I picked some up on the net pretty cheap with a nice hook. the diamond jig works as well...

But for me, it will really depend on water clarity. If its clear water I will use a horizontle jig, if its stained I will use a verticle, like a moon glow by Outdoorprostore.com, love those jigs in stained water.

I usually use eruolarve as bait.. usually 2 or 3 depending on the weather.. if conditions are right, and fish are big, I'll put 5 or 6 of the darn things on, if its tough, high pressure, I may only put one.

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yeah, i picked up some wedgees and micro nuggies last weekend and i'll have at least one of my setups rigged to start the year with it. havent used yet though.

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My tried and true lure is the rat finkee with a wax worm or euro larve, I've caught more fish with them than any other ice jig.

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Wow, thats small... bet it catches fish! Abome Welcome to Iceleaders, great to have you with us.. Always fun to catch stuff on your own stuff.. Great lures, and great paint job!

I prefer to fish with something a little heavier unless i have to drop down!!!

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You know - last year I picked up a ton of those lures from the FM outdoor store (online). They are great - they fish really heavy for their size, have great paint and hooks - and just flat out catch fish.

They really have become my lures of choice, along with a eurolarvae or 3 hooked in the butt.

I need to add that I have started to use plastic last winter and this summer with results that give me a lot of confidence. I will be using a LOT more this year.

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