Winter Fishing

March 16, 2016

Dress For Winter

If you’re not properly prepared to be out on the water or ice during the winter, you’re asking for trouble. Here are some basic tips that […]
March 16, 2016

Vertical Jigging

One of the best times of year to fish vertically is by far during the winter. When the water starts dropping below 50 degrees and you’re […]
March 16, 2016

Winter Thaws Shallow Bass

Many people relate ice out to the spring, but there are times throughout the winter when lakes and ponds will freeze over and then ice out […]
April 8, 2015

Line Watching On The Ice

Line watching has been a great way of detecting strikes in many types of fishing. It can be tricky at times, and especially when ice fishing with different light conditions. Straight-line fishing has a couple of detection times. The early one is when the line is seen to do something different, such as stop as it is going down, moving to the side, or a slight twitch downward and/or upward.
February 16, 2011
Clinton Power Plant

Power Plant Bass Fishing

October thru March in the upper Midwest usually means that bass season is pretty much over, most folks take their bass boats in for their end of the season maintenance and winterization and start focusing on deer and waterfowl season. Hey what do you expect it's the North Country; .

October 18, 2002
Winter Fishing Expo

Winter Bass Fishing Fix

Ok, the forecast calls for lows in the 20's and highs in the 30's. Winds will be 15-25 mph. Unless you are really on a great pattern and catching lots of bass fish or you have a tournament to fish, chances are you'd rather stay in the warm confines of your home than be out on the water. I know I would..
March 18, 2002
Winter Bass Fishing

Bass Fishing in the Winter

Fishing for bass during the late fall and winter months can be a daunting task.  During the regular season there is identifiable structure to fish. Vegetation in bloom and shaded areas offered by the sun will produce fish during the heat of the day. Winter, however, does not give you any of those visible signs.