Category Archives: Electronics

Underwater Cameras, not just for ice fishing!

Last month I shared that using my Vexilar sonar/flasher was an integral component in my success while fishing a walleye tourney on the Saginaw River.  Proving yet again, your winter equipment can really be used all year-long to enhance your … Continue reading

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New Gear from Clam Outdoors

Pulled back into the driveway right around 10:30 PM Saturday night after an 12 hour drive back from Rogers, Minnesota, the location of Clam Outdoors headquarters.  It was good to see old friends from the early ice tournament days that helped … Continue reading

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Use Your Vexilar 365

As much as I dread thinking about it, the ice fishing season will not last much longer here in Southeastern Michigan.  On the bright side though that means another season of open water fishing is just around the corner.  Next to … Continue reading

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Navionics + and Ice Fishing

Now that the ice fishing is finally into full swing across the ice belt, it is time to break down one of the keys to any successful fishing trip.  Of all the equipment an angler can use to his advantage, … Continue reading

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Vexilar’s T-POD/Sonarphone in Action

Last week I went up to the family cabin, which is on a small 10-15 acre lake.  I took up the duck boat for some action on the surrounding lakes with mud ramps, but our little lake doesn’t have access … Continue reading

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Ice Rigging the Snowmobile: GPS

  Ok, picked up a nice used snowmobile for ice fishing, a 2006 Arctic Cat 570 Bearcat. Actually the dream machine I always wanted for ice fishing, the Bearcat is a unique platform for building and rigging when it comes … Continue reading

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Vexilar’s New FLX-28 Video

Vexilar just released the new video on YouTube five days ago.  The video explains all the new features, as well as some of the best standard features. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BXXgv1GW5w   Here are some of the features on the 28: The features … Continue reading

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Sonic Ice Hopper: one small modification

My good friend and old tournament partner, John Bacarella sells one of the best rigs when it comes to speed fishing on the ice and it is called the Sonic Ice Hopper.  I have had one of my Vexilar’s rigged for over … Continue reading

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Rigging your Quad for Ice Fishing

My first experience in ice fishing was with a sled, bucket, couple of rods, and some minnows in pursuit of some Brest Bay walleyes.  It was a long hike from the marina back then, and I used my spud all … Continue reading

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November 3rd, Frank’s Great Outdoors Seminar

    Will be rigging the rods up today in preparation for heading up to Linwood tommorrow to do a seminar at Frank’s Great Outdoors.  I have the first half of the show and will be talking about catching walleyes on Saginaw … Continue reading

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