Ice Fishing

7 Best Lakes to Ice Fish near Duluth, Minnesota

Minnesota is indeed the “land of 10,000 lakes.”  Although, come winter it turns into the land of 10,000 ice fishing opportunities.  Ice fishing has been a major tradition for many in Minnesota and as popularity in the sport increases, so does the challenge of finding your own secret fishing hole. […]

Can You Use a Regular Rod for Ice Fishing

Winter is on its way and with frigid temperatures comes the best part of the season, ice fishing.  It’s time to break out the ice fishing gear, sharpen the auger blades and hit the ice.   If you are new to ice fishing then you may be wondering what gear […]

What is the Best Live Bait for Ice Fishing

There are more baits and lures for ice fishing than ever before.  I sometimes find myself spending more time choosing the best setup than I do fishing.   When the choices overwhelm me, I know it is time to go back to the basics.  Nothing is more basic in ice […]

What is the Best Depth to Ice Fish

Ice fishing in the winter is a challenge to say the least.  It’s hard enough finding fish in the spring and summer, let alone under a layer of ice.  The first step is knowing how fish behave and where they go in ice cold water.   Every species of fish […]

The Ultimate Guide to Kokanee Ice Fishing

It’s funny how some things don’t seem possible until someone shows you that it is.  That was the case for me when a buddy asked me to go ice fishing for kokanee salmon.  Come again?   Kokanee has long been one of my favorite open water game fish.  Whether it […]