Author Archives: Mason

About Mason

Born off the Detroit River, raised in Ida and on Lake Erie. Anything fishing holds my interest from Walleye, Pike and Muskie to a 10 year run on the Ice Fishing Circuits around the MidWest.

Ice Fishing the Fronts: When to go BIG

While everything is still fresh in my mind, let’s get this out there.  Just got back Monday night from fishing a NAIFC ice tournament on Lake St. Helen here in Michigan.  We weight in 8 crappie and eight bluegill, and for what … Continue reading

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St. Croix Rods 2017 Winter Sale

Latest promotion for the spring of 2017;  Buy a rod, and get a free tee…and worry less!   Big discounts on ice fishing and headwear gear over on the St. Croix Rods website. Avid Glass Ice Rods   Avid Jigging Rods … Continue reading

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Clam’s Hitch Receiver Kit Install….

…..on my new Kenai Pro Thermal Stealth shanty! My original thought was sound in my mind, at least in my mind 🙂  There are times when having a hitch on the back of your shanty could possibly come in handy.  … Continue reading

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Rapala’s DT Series for Spring Walleye? Lake Erie?

With the 2017 ice fishing season in flux, I have been thinking towards the walleye jigging season out on Lake Erie.  Last night I broke out the composition book that I write new ideas in for the lake.  Will it … Continue reading

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Walleye/Ice Fishing Seminar with Fishing Michigan

Tonight I will be heading up to Trenton to give a seminar on catching walleye through the ice at the monthly meeting of the Downriver Walleye Federation, one of the largest groups dedicated to walleye fishing in the Midwest!  The seminar … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Ice Fishing, Seeing is Believing

The art of ice fishing made incredibly simple,  you see the fish, see the fish take the bait,  you catch the fish! Wham bam, easy peasy…when it comes to catching panfish through the ice, there is nothing better than seeing it … Continue reading

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Clam’s Spoon Box: Protect Your Spoons…

…. and some of your other jigging baits.     Not everyone has two or three hundred jigging spoons and swimbaits dedicated to fishing for walleye through the ice.  Or, perhaps you just don’t have the time to come up with something … Continue reading

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St. Croix’s Avid Ice Jigging Rods (Review)

A quick review of the jigging rods from St. Croix’s Avid Ice Series.  Not to be confused with the glass rods in the same series, the jigging rods are everything I want in a rod for jigging spoons and swimbaits like … Continue reading

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Cabela’s Ice Fishing Classic….

….come see me at Cabela’s all weekend, the ice fishing season will soon be upon us, and the sales kick into gear NOW. The big sales at Cabela’s started yesterday and run through the 18th of December, and both Saturday … Continue reading

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Make Your Walleye Presentations LOUDER on the Ice

I wasn’t really sure what I was going to write about today, but then again,  I never know some of the time where the inspiration will come from.  I started cruising Facebook and then I found it, my friend Mark … Continue reading

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