Category Archives: Panfish Fishing

Bluegill and crappie fishing.

The Great Tungsten Ice Jig Debate…

First off, that is a waste of time, call this a size guide and when to fish them. Secondly, not a word about the heater in the corner, it was cold that winter 🙂 Thirdly is actually a word and … Continue reading

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Tightline, Free Fall, Spinning or Schooley?

This seems to be the big debate the last few years in the ice fishing world, so this is my take on it. As far as spinning reels, love my Daiwa’s but when it comes to fishing for panfish through … Continue reading

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The Deluxe Spoon Box from Clam Outdoors

My staff order from Clam Outdoors came  in yesterday to the house from Minnesota.  If you are Facebook, you probably saw me go “Live”  showing the features of the new Stealth Spearfisher hub shelter.  One of the other items I … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Ice Fishing at Cabela’s: Dundee, MI

If Thanksgiving can be hijacked by Christmas, then by that standard it is never too early to start talking about ice fishing.  That being said, the Cabela’s ice fishing catalog came in today’s mail with all the new gear available … Continue reading

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The Buck-Shot Perch Dropper Goes National…

…or worldwide even!  Northland Tackle liked my idea about combining the iconic ice fishing spoon, the Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, with their Dropper Hooks.  Liked so much that they wanted me to do an article for their blog section of the … 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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Pre-Wrap Your Ice Rods

  I love having a Tennessee handle when it comes to my ice fishing rods.  For me its all about the placement of the reel and what feels the best for me.  That said, there are some of the reels … Continue reading

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