The best game fish bite has been the largemouth bass, although this bite is just starting. The best success has been around boat docks and shallow water with sand bottoms. The fish have started to spawn. I prefer using spider grubs or white spinner baits. This past week, the best action was when the winds […]
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After waiting a while, you finally get a bite. The spindle is spinning like mad when you arrive at the tip up. I will usually wait until the spinning stops before I lift the tip up “gently”. I like to wait until the northern takes a second “run” before setting the hook lightly due to […]
Being first ice, the thickness of the ice doesn’t warrant using a power auger so I will use a 4 or 5 inch hand auger. In the lakes where I fish in Southeastern Wisconsin there are a lot of people fishing to I won’t spread the holes too far apart. I tend to fish a […]
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Like the bluegills, crappies are also in a pre-spawn stage. In spring, I usually find the crappies much deeper than bluegills. I start looking for them in 6-8 feet of water in the emerging weed flats.
I am jig fishing almost exclusively. I bring my 50 inch long poles with stillfish reels and my basic jig rods teamed with a small ultra light reel spooled with 1 lb Lindy ice line. The most essential tool is a quality light action spring bobber to detect those light biters.
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