Ice Fishing

Put a Little Spring in Your Bobber
It happens to me several times every winter. Someone that has not experienced the pleasures of modern ice fishing techniques asks me to take them panfish fishing. I gladly oblige.
Handling the Occasional Bigger Fish
It was over a cup of coffee one morning that ice angling legend, Dave Genz and I got into a discussion about the occasional bigger fish that is caught while on a panfish outing. We both agreed that when a group of anglers get together for a day on the ice, someone in the group usually sticks an unex…
Brainerd Prepares For 25th Ice Fishing Extravaganza [AUDIO]
The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza - the largest ice fishing contest in the world - is being held for the 25th time tomorrow (Saturday). Sarah Stenerson has been involved with the event since 2006. She says over 10,000 ice fisherman will travel to Brainerd to take part in the annual cont…
Exploring New Water Has Benefits
It wasn’t much to go on. The reports I had heard about respectable sunfish on this lake left us a little skeptical. Still, a person doesn’t learn uncharted territory without a little effort.
Plastic: An Under Utilized Technique
It wasn't until March of last winter that I received the green light from my oncologist. After an extended recuperation period from my cancer treatment and bone marrow transplant, she said she would allow me to do some limited ice fishing.
The River Rat Side of Ice Fishing Pro, Dave Genz
When it comes to ice fishing, Dave Genz is probably the most recognizable name in the industry. There isn’t too much he hasn’t accomplished in the hard water world. However, what most anglers don’t realize about Genz is that he knows as much about rive…

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