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5 Ice Fishing Safety Tips

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Few winter sports are more relaxing than a calm day of ice fishing. If you're one to venture out onto frozen lakes and reel in a delicious meal from below, it's important that you know some ice fishing safety tips first.

Here are a few pointers every ice fisherman should keep in mind, whether you're a beginner or seasoned ice angler.

1. Get local input

If you're like many ice fishermen who travel out of their hometowns to find the perfect lake to drop a line in, you may not be familiar with the area. Sure, you can review a map to find out where the lakes, creeks and ponds are, but only a local will know which ones are best, safest and most bountiful. Stop in at the local bait shop and ask for advice - chances are, the person behind the counter will be more than happy to point you in the right direction.

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Ice Fishing for Pike

Posted by Scott Sibley on

The real secret to catching more fish is knowledge! The more you know, the more fish you'll catch. These Northern Pike ice fishing tips and techniques are proven winners.

Love 'em or hate 'em, if you're ice fishing, you're likely to run into some Northern Pike. Near the top of the food chain in nearly any lake they inhabit, these aggressive fish can be a ton of fun to catch! And, once you get past the slime and the Y-bone their good eating too. 

If you want to catch more Northern Pike the two most important keys are location and presentation. You could have the most appealing bait in the world but if there aren't any fish around it's going to be a looong day. And, not catching a thing while everyone else around you is catching fish can be really frustrating. What you present to the fish is just as important as finding them.

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5 Ice Fishing Tips for Walleye

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Many fishermen across North America are after the most sought after fish in North America: the Walleye. The walleye is popular for many reasons including that it's a lot of fun to catch and even more delicious to eat. This makes the Walleye one of the most sought after ice fishing catches around. However, it's worth noting that walleyes may not be the easiest fish around to catch as they can be  pretty aggressive breed of fish but that is what makes them so much fun to catch.
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