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Important Factors for Trophy Perch

Dan Johnson - April 02, 2018

The perch's moody and migratory nature, population swings, and behavioral evolution in response to

Panfish Jigs Under the Radar

Cory Schmidt - February 03, 2017

Sometimes, the best little ice jigs are found off the beaten path. Discovering them can feel a bit

Ice Fishing Channel Catfish

Steve Ryan - December 23, 2016

Channel catfish are big, bold, and beautiful—deserving of your attention this winter. Once

Ice Fishing Crappie

Gord Pyzer - November 27, 2016

Many anglers panic when they find fish suspended off the bottom. That is understandable when

Ice Fishing Walleyes

Doug Stange - January 18, 2016

So many lures, so little time. And with so little time, so much worry about choosing the right

Water Temperatures Under Ice, The Ghost Factor

Matt Straw - January 13, 2016

Every ice angler experiences it, sooner or later: A "guaranteed spot" that crawls with fish every

Ice Fishing River Walleyes

Dan Johnson - January 01, 2016

It's not your classic ice fishing setting, but rivers big and small offer fine fishing across the

Winter Ice Conditions

Steve Quinn - January 01, 2016

Photo | Bill Lindner Photography   A newly frozen lake shimmers like a mirror in the

Ice Fishing Giant Whitefish

Gord Pyzer - January 01, 2016

Contributor Tom Gruenwald with a monster pushing 10 pounds. We release the big ones. There's no

Ice Fishing Crappie And Bluegill

In-Fisherman - November 30, 2015

The ides of December can be different every year. Miles of black ice without snow one year, no ice

Ice Fishing Bluegills Near Weeds

In-Fisherman - July 09, 2015

Cabbage, milfoil, coontail, chara -- every kind of weed dies back in fall. But on most weedlines, a

Ice Fishing Methods for Trophy Walleyes

Tom Gruenwald with Dennis Foster and Jeff Matity - February 05, 2015

Guide Jeff Matity of Saskatchewan uses a "Smash and Grab" technique to trigger big

Idaho Girl Ices World Record Perch

Dan Johnson - January 19, 2015

Tia Wiese's world record perch measured a whopping 15.5 inches long, with a 12.75-inch girth. When

Ice Fishing Deep Perch

Dan Johnson - January 01, 2015

Guide Jason Mitchell matches tactics to the mood of the fish. Active perch demand spoons or jigs,

Ice Fishing Big Walleyes

Gord Pyzer - January 01, 2015

Walleyes In Big Water   "Big walleye" is a relative term. So, too, is a big walleye lake.

Ice Fishing Panfish Sideways

Dan Johnson - January 01, 2015

  Properly tipped horizontal hangers like Dave Genz's beloved Lindy Fat Boy are deadly

Tricking Ice Perch

Jeff Simpson - December 05, 2014

Drop-shotting through the ice can be extremely productive, though few anglers do it. Getting ice

SD Dry Lake Jumbo Perch & Walleye

Jeff Simpson - November 16, 2014

One of the hottest lakes going for Master Angler yellow perch along with lots of walleyes. Prior to

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