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Ice Fishing Report: Sherman Lake – Kalamazoo, MI – 1/14/2014

I spent my day off on the ice and I have to say, it was nice to be out! With the ice coming on slow this year I expected Sherman to 3 or so inches but was pleasantly surprised by the 5-6″ I was met with. Fishing in 15-25ft I encountered a few schools of panfish but the result was …

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How To Fish With An Underwater Camera

A radical new fish finding game is afoot. Recently, top teams competing in the North American Ice Fishing Championship (NAIFC) discovered a specialized method of employing Aqua-Vu underwater cameras to expose rarely seen crappies and sunfish camouflaged in cover. Not only did three close-knit teams make a clean sweep of an elusive trophy panfish population, they also dominated the Championship, …

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Clam Bigfoot Xl 2000 Ice Fishing Shelter Review

Well it looks like the cold weather is here to stay for a while, but don’t let that keep you from fishing an ice shelter can keep you way more comfortable in the icy winds and frigid temps. If you would like to squeeze a few more days of fishing into your season an ice shelter is a must. If …

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Berkley Gulp On Ice

Spending hours infront of a warm heater on a cold day is how we spent our winters here in the state of Michigan. Drilling holes through 12” of ice to pull out a pile of 8-10” bluegills is what it’s all about, but how do you go about getting more fish on ice? Berkley Gulp! Is the answer. I’ve caught …

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Ice Destination: Lake of the Woods

This legendary lake that straddles the U.S./Canada border serves up outstanding ice fishing through a long season that is already underway One Question Quiz: Lake of the Woods is well known for: Giant walleyes Fast action from a mix of saugers and walleyes Great daytime bite all winter long All of the above   You probably guessed it, but the …

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Selecting an Ice Fishing Shelter

When it’s cold outside we usually spend the days huddled up next to the warm glow of a burning fire but those days are gone with the advent of the mobile hunting shanty many years ago. Since that first shanty we have grown, expanded, and nearly perfected the product and millions of anglers are happy because of it. Shelters come …

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Otter Ice Shelters Offer Thermal Protection, Comfort

Gone are the days of anglers shivering away the hours in cold, uncomfortable portable ice shelters. Now, hard-core ice heads can pull lunkers through the ice in style and comfort, thanks to two best-in-class new product lines from OtterTM , makers of the toughest, strongest and smartest ice shelters on earth: the Pro XT1200 Full Thermal Shelter and XT650 Thermal-Top …

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Selecting an Ice Auger: Revisited

Last week we did a little article on the types of ice augers and a little on pricing, we were surprised at how well received it was so I figure we should go a little more in depth this weekend and revisit before checking into a few shelters on Monday. There are really only two types of augers; manual and …

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Selecting an Auger for the 2014 Season

Ice fishing is just like every other type of fishing, you need to be prepared for everything because as soon as you become unprepared you become unable to catch fish. When it comes to ice fishing you really need just a few key products but there are so many variations of those key products that things can get condiluted and …

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Frabill and Plano Blend With New Storage Solution

So what’s the no-brainer this winter? Try Frabill hitting bait shop shelves with ice fishing specific tackle storage. When Plano, the masters of tackle storage solutions, took on the trusted leader in ice fishing gear, within mere weeks plans were hatched for the Frabill Softbag. It’s one thing to carefully choose the most qualified tackle bag and repurpose it for …

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