Getting Hooked – Tips on How to Handle Hook Extractions

February 4, 2014 by  
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Getting Hooked – Tips on How to Handle Hook Extractions

by Bob Jensen   Fishing is a fun thing to do: That’s why so many people do it.  Did you know that that are more anglers than golfers and tennis players combined?  That’s a lot.  With that many people going fishing, every now and then something bad or unpleasant is going to happen.  It might […]

Ice Fishing Tip Ups for Pike

January 25, 2011 by  
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Ice Fishing Tip Ups for Pike

By Ted Pilgrim with Tony Roach There’s something satisfying about setting a well-planed network of tip-ups across the icy expanse of a frozen lake. Strategically placed “fish-traps,” each rigged with a robust, frisky live minnow or intentionally motionless stinker like a herring to snare freshwater predators. Get a bunch of dudes together, throw a pile […]

Early Northern Pike Ice Fishing

February 13, 2009 by  
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Early Northern Pike Ice Fishing

Ice Team If there’s a fish species that gets fired up for cold water, it’s the northern pike. Especially big ones, with distance between the eyeballs. If you’re a little fish, a big pike is your worst nightmare–but if you are an ice angler, a big pike can be your favorite dance partner. Big pike […]

Early Northern Pike Ice Fishing

February 9, 2009 by  
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Early Northern Pike Ice Fishing

Ice Team If there’s a fish species that gets fired up for cold water, it’s the northern pike. Especially big ones, with distance between the eyeballs. If you’re a little fish, a big pike is your worst nightmare–but if you are an ice angler, a big pike can be your favorite dance partner. Big pike […]

Ice Spearing

February 9, 2009 by  
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Ice Spearing

By Doug Leier It’s December, and if there’s a transition time for outdoor activities, this is it. Deer gun season has closed, and while muzzleloader deer and many upland game seasons are winding down, another season has opened. The fishing community in 2001 marked the opening of managed ice spearing in 30 North Dakota waters. […]

Northern Pike Ice Fishing Tips

February 7, 2009 by  
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Northern Pike Ice Fishing Tips

By Nick Simonson If you are tired of finicky panfish or walleye with lockjaw and the slow bite that the area has been experiencing throughout this unstable portion of the winter, turn to an old favorite to heat up the action on the ice. One of the most exciting fish to catch in our area […]

Trophy Northern Pike Fishing in Early Winter

February 7, 2009 by  
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Trophy Northern Pike Fishing in Early Winter

Ice Team If there’s a fish species that gets fired up for cold water, it’s the northern pike. Especially big ones, with distance between the eyeballs. If you’re a little fish, a big pike is your worst nightmare—but if you are an ice angler, a big pike can be your favorite dance partner. Trophy pike […]

Catching Big Pike During the Late Winter – Trophy Northern Pike Fishing

February 7, 2009 by  
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Catching Big Pike During the Late Winter – Trophy Northern Pike Fishing

By Karl Kleman You can take ‘em at other times, but Power Stick Karl Kleman likes; Late Winter for Monster Pike. One person’s complaint is another person’s call to action. Very early in his ice-fishing days, Power Stick Karl Kleman picked up on a familiar refrain coming from late winter panfish anglers. “When the sunfish […]

Ice Fishing for Pike

February 5, 2009 by  
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Ice Fishing for Pike

By Jason Phillips According to the weather forecast, March will begin with subzero temperatures which will extend the wait for the snow goose migration. We are in the midst of the spring snow goose hunting season but could be a month away from actually having huntable numbers of geese in the state! With an excess […]