Monthly Archives: January 2015

Matthew’s Bait & Tackle Tourney Report

Two days after the 1st Annual Matthew’s Bait & Tackle ice fishing tournament and I have already made my list out of things to try differently for next year’s event.  If you don’t learn and adapt, you get left in … Continue reading

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What was Your First Shanty?

What was your first ice fishing shanty?  My first one was a Clam 5600, cabin style, living the life of luxury.  Fully enclosed, thick floor to keep the feet warm, those were the days.  Then I learned how to really … Continue reading

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Monroe Ice Fishing

You can probably tell from the mix of fish where I was at with the neighbor on Monday, yep Bolles Harbor.  Biggest fish of the day was a crappie almost 11 inches, but lost an even bigger one on the … Continue reading

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Ice Jigs: Size truly Matters

When people joke around and say it’s not the size of the jig, but the wiggle that counts, aren’t quite giving you the whole picture.  The size of your panfish jigs you use can be the difference between having a … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing 101 Seminar @ Bass Pro in Auburn Hills, MI

This Saturday I will be back at the BPS at Great Lakes Crossing/Auburn Hills giving a intro into ice fishing seminar.  All the equipment  you will need to get started in the sport of ice fishing.  Will talk rods and … Continue reading

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What is Trending on Wednesday: Jiffy’s Wall-It Auger Mount

Got on the website this morning, and the top trending search was Jiffy’s new Wall-It auger mount.  What is the Wall-It?  It is the perfect way to store your auger in between trips on the ice, and in the off-season … Continue reading

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CatchCounter Winter Conversion

    Last night I fully intended to get quite a bit done out in the shop, finalizing my ice rod arsenal in anticipation of getting on the ice.  What I ended up doing was something else, getting my Big … Continue reading

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