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February Ice Fishing Clinics For Kids
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February Ice Fishing Clinics For Kids

Who: Kids ages 15 and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult What: Milwaukee area fishing club members will be at the ready to teach ice safety and ice fishing skills. When: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Clinics start on the hour with the last clinic starting at 2 p.m. Where: These...

Fishing Observations
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Fishing Observations

The 2022 fishing season is in the books. In conversations with anglers over the past few weeks, several observations have been presented more often than others. Some of these probably can’t be answered with any degree of accuracy, but to this angler, they’re interesting and worthy of some thought. It seems that big fish are...

A Northern Pike Year-End Rally with LIVETARGET And Mustad
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A Northern Pike Year-End Rally with LIVETARGET And Mustad

Big teeth, big appetite, big attitude — northern pike bring their A-game every time. Now, imagine that drama at close range, and you have the thrilling pursuit of stalking pike on foot. Indeed, wading for these apex predators presents a pulse-pounding version of a sport many know from the safety and security of a boat....

The Best Cold-Water Crankbait Strategies for Bass
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The Best Cold-Water Crankbait Strategies for Bass

“We should get bit here,” Jimmy Mason said, barely getting words out of his mouth before leaning into a strike. A few seconds later, my crankbait kicked off a submerged rock and then got slammed. Nothing like calling a spot and backing it with a smallmouth bass double! Of course, I’ve spent enough time in...

Lower Keys Bones, Permit & ‘Cuda Right Now
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Lower Keys Bones, Permit & ‘Cuda Right Now

PARK FALLS, Wis. – A new year means new opportunities on the water – chances to target your favorite inshore species while also learning what’s necessary to grow as an angler, pursue new passions and earn new successes on the water. Owner at Push it Good Inshore Charters, Captain Scott Brown guides anglers part time...

Fundamentals for Safe and Enjoyable Ice Fishing
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Fundamentals for Safe and Enjoyable Ice Fishing

With the start of the new year, many Vermonters are preparing for one of the state’s most popular winter pastimes: ice fishing. “If you’re looking for a fun, easy way to get outdoors with friends and family this winter, ice fishing is hard to top,” said Fisheries Biologist Shawn Good.  “It’s quick to learn, affordable...

Frigid Weather Ice Fishing
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Frigid Weather Ice Fishing

We’ve seen some frigid weather during this ice fishing season. The wind on some December days might have kept even the most hard-core ice angler at home. If not for the wind, the below zero air temperatures would have been a legitimate excuse to stay off the ice. But when the wind and frigid temperatures...

A Nice Day on the Ice
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A Nice Day on the Ice

One of my favorite “nice day” winter activities is a simple, solo day on the ice chasing fish.  It seems after the holiday season is complete and winter’s doldrums have fully set in, that a break in the weather draws me outside for some “me time” and there isn’t much better way to spend that...

Must-See Bait Hack
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Must-See Bait Hack

The perfect bait hack for silent squarebill crankbaits. Follow Frank Scalish as he reveals how to customize your BOOYAH XCS silent crankbait. Frank’s strategy gives you an opportunity to create a custom squarebill with your own rattle combinations!