Groundwater can well up from the depths of a lake and melt the ice. So don’t set out on the ice too early this ice fishing season.  

Gremlin Tip

November 24, 2011 | Categories: Fishing Tips,Fun Stuff

To check monofilament line and leaders for fraying, pull them through a handful of cotton. Fibers from the cotton will catch in any abrasion and will be easily visible. If you find these telltale signs of wear, it is best to replace the line. You don’t want to lose that trophy fish.