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Techniques – ground bait attractants

Techniques – ground bait attractants

Dec 31, 2014

Sophisticated fish attractant formulations are relatively new to North American waters, but a recent cold water test — captured on underwater video — demonstrates that fish respond to this Japanese ground bait.

Bait fishing

Bait fishing

Aug 30, 2014

No company in the world produces more sophisticated bait technology for anglers than Marukyu, and its products are now taking off in the United Kingdom and North America.

Tackle & Techniques – Ice Jigs

Tackle & Techniques – Ice Jigs

Feb 1, 2013

Brian “Bro” Brosdahl has designed some of the most innovative ice jigs of recent years for Northland Fishing Tackle. Each has a distinct purpose, as SWF learned during our recent meeting in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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 – Finesse on Ice

Tackle & Techniques – Finesse on Ice

Dec 23, 2012

For success on hard water, take a lesson from Nature. “Slow down,” advises Scott Glorvigen. “Be precise in your movements. Study your electronics. Slow your presentation.”

Last chance ice 2012

Last chance ice 2012

Mar 15, 2012

If you are within a reasonable drive of the Minnesota Northwoods or Canadian waters, think twice before you store the auger, short rods and tip-ups. Where good ice prevails, the best ice fishing of the season may be right now!