Nice Crappie pulled through the ice recently by Garett. Ice is starting to form now. Should be seeing alot of other folks out on the lakes soon!
Big Walleye caught through the ice.
45″ pike caught Ice Fishing (Warning: F-bombs dropped):
The Gremlin says, “WOW! Look at that beautiful Walleye Erik caught off of Midget Flat on Mille Lacs Lake.” Right you are Gremlin, that is a beauty. I’d say 27″ and 7.5 lbs. You can’t beat that. Congratulations Erik!
Pike feed actively throughout the year and are a popular target of ice fishermen. Muskies feed much more sporadically in winter.
Less than one third of fish caught from beneath the ice are eaten. More than 60% are caught and released. Please pass the pork chops.
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.
I’m packing up my auger, fishing poles, hot chocolate and heading to Devils Lake for some incredible ice fishing this weekend. I can’t wait to cut out a nice hole and get things going. Make sure to throw a few of my sinkers in your tackle box if you’re headed there, too. I promise that [...]
Big walleye caught through the ice:
It was a cold winter day. An old man walked out onto a frozen lake, cut a hole in the ice, dropped in his fishing line, and waited patiently for a bite. He was there for almost an hour, without even a nibble, when a young boy walked out onto the ice, cut a hole [...]