February 23, 2018

Years ago, ice fishing was much different when compared to today's modern age. "Old timers" used homemade spring bobbers to detect light biting fish, today we have high end custom and factory produced ice fishing rods with built in spring bobbers like one...

February 5, 2018

This weekend, Alie and I ventured North to Lake of the woods. We planned a couples weekend with a few other couples and rented sleepers out of Sportsmans. I have been to Lake of the woods several times, but this was certainly a new experience, not only for myself, but...

February 2, 2018

We are now into the 2nd month of the 2018 calendar year. It’s sort of like dog days of summer, for winter as far as ice fishing, so, lots of tactics need to be changed. Temps in the area have now stabilized and resumed to freezing conditions. This is good because of so...

February 2, 2018

There’s no doubt that every outdoorsy parent out there has been in a winter time dilemma where they’d much rather be enjoying time on the ice rather than stuck at home with their kids glued to the same movie you’ve seen 400 times or scattering toys throughout the house...

January 25, 2018

It’s January and usually the Walleye bite is known to slow down a little bit, but you can still manage to put fish on the ice. We left Home around 5:00 A.M., arriving to Lake of the Woods at about 8:00 A.M., we found out that a couple resorts were shut down because of...

January 3, 2018

Ice fishing this season has gotten off to an early start compared to other years from the past. With the early start, those first ice fishing trips always seemed to have the fish in the feeding mode and catching numbers generally wasn’t too much of an issue.

But this se...