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Small Waters Strategies – Ice Fishing location

Small Waters Strategies – Ice Fishing location

Jan 15, 2013

“It has been pounded into our brains with all the talk about ‘structure’ that we have to look for dropoffs, rock piles, brush piles and stumps,” notes Scott Glorvigen. “But, for panfish, a lot of key areas are the soft spots where sediment gathers.”

Tackle & Techniques – Dock Shooting

Tackle & Techniques – Dock Shooting

Sep 21, 2012

The “dock shooting” system, perfected by Russ Bailey, resurrects the bow-and-arrow-style cast of yore to put crappie lures impossibly deep beneath docks, pontoons and other forms of overhanging cover.

Fishing & Dining in Grand Rapids, MN

Fishing & Dining in Grand Rapids, MN

Mar 5, 2012

My travels took me to Grand Rapids, Minn. Crappie and perch obliged us with a red hot bite the first morning on Bowstring Lake. Then it was time for Steve Arbour’s on-the-ice chili and, later, a fish fry at The Gosh Dam Place that none of us will soon forget.