All of our ice fishing equipment was set up in what we considered the best places to ice fish. The sleds were empty, the tip ups were set, and we were jigging and jigging and jigging.
Yellow perch are mostly found in the north and east, but with stocking can be caught as far south as Kansas or Missouri.
Even when the weather puts a damper on your outdoor fishing plans, you can still create your own indoor fishing-related fun.
The more we ice fish the more gear we collect.
Go big or go home, and ice fishing electronics are one way to help.
Ice fishing requires patience. Fish are sluggish in cold water so it is a good idea to commit to a hole for a while. As you and your fishing buddy are waiting, and maybe jigging your line every now and then, this might be a good time to share some fish stories.
It has been said that variety is the spice of life… I firmly believe that this concept should also apply to your life as an ice angler.
A fun day of ice fishing can turn sour very quickly, so here are 5 topics that will turn frowns upside down.
Is the ice still “growing” on your lakes?
Whether you appreciate the solitude that comes with being one of the few anglers out on a frozen lake at sunset or just look forward to uninterrupted time spent with friends and family in an ice shanty atmosphere, there are a few things to appreciate about winter — ice fishing is one of them.