Ice-Fishing

Heaven on Ice

Minnesota’s Grand Rapids area proves priceless to anglers wanting to tap late ice. I used to think it was a cruel joke that God put so much water in Minnesota, considering it would just be frozen for a large portion

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Gear Up for Hard Water Lake Trout

It’s that time of year. The lakes in the northern hemisphere are frozen…the Lake Trout are on the feed. This is the time to target these majestic fish. Imagine fighting a 15 to 20+ pound monster Trout in 100+ feet

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Zeroing in on the Hard Water Panfish

We have all been faced with the challenge, a new body of water. Where do we start? During the winter months I love chasing Panfish. Hard water means searching for the largest Panfish I can find. Sure, I may spend

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Hard Water Panfishing – Small Baits, Big Rewards

Panfish are opportunistic feeders and consume a wide variety of prey items. One group of organisms that Panfish love to forage on are referred to as Aquatic Invertebrates. Aquatic Invertebrates are animals that live in water which to no possess

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How to Ice Fish for Lake Trout

This is how I fish for lake trout through the ice. It has worked for me in the past and it continues to prove that it’s a great way to do it. Water coverage is the key.     I

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Ice Fishing Device that Could Save Your Life

In the early 90’s, ice fishing became a passion of mine. I remember my first ice fishing experience in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on Munuscong Bay of the St. Mary’s River. Walleyes and Perch were the main species for

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