Recently I traveled to Red Lake for a couple days of ice fishing with good friend Duane Peterson. Duane is a “fish-head” from Bemidji who spends lots of time on the water and ice. Our two days together reinforced our common belief that lures fished in a jigging or moving fashion often out-produce baits suspended beneath bobbers.

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The use of an underwater camera allows anglers to identify fish, observe their behavior, and also get better hook-ups. Photo courtesy of Marcum TechnologiesMy winter fishing has changed in recent years. I used to spend hours staring at my flasher, waiting for “marks” to appear.

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