Tony Roach talks about one of his favorite techniques for catching walleyes on the ice! He calls it Ice Trolling. He doesn’t let the ice covered lakes prevent him from using this popular summer tactic. In winter Tony drills holes as he travels down the break line just like trolling down a break in the…

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By Chuck Mason Northland Tackle Pro Staff Sting’r Hooks from Northland Tackle are a mainstay on the Detroit and Saginaw Rivers in the spring and fall. We even use them while popping hair jigs off the bottom of Lake Erie for that specialized walleye bite. Often though they get put away when Thanksgiving passes on…

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by Bob Jensen   In many areas where anglers fish through the ice this time of year, we are at about the midway part of the season.  Most lakes have a good cover of ice as well as some snow.  We also have cold weather, lots of it.  There are a number of things we…

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Garrett Haglin Northland Fishing Tackle Pro Staff Mille Lacs is hard to beat when it comes to a fishery that provides endless opportunities to catch multiple species, and of quality size too. “Minnesota Gold”, better known as walleye is undoubtedly the hot topic of controversial discussions when it comes to slot size and numbers, but…

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By Gary Howey Getting started in ice fishing can be as easy or as hard as you want to make it. There are some species of fish that are easier to catch through the ice than others are, these are in the panfish family. One of these is the Bluegill, a member of the panfish…

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Often nicknamed the “salt and pepper” of our Minnesota lakes, black crappies are one of the most sought after fish throughout the year, particularly in the winter. By this time of year, crappies have moved from the shallow sunspot pockets and weed lines to the depths of deep water basins. A basin is a pocket…

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