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Ice Fishing is a popular winter activity

Ice Fishing is a popular winter activity in the bays and harbors of Lake Michigan The methods, techniques, tactics and equipment used for catching Brown Trout and Steelhead Ice Fishing. Popular fishing locations in Wisconsin will be discussed. December 5, 2015 Seminar Information, Schedule and Topics: Open at 9:00am – Free Admission 9:30am – Ice Fishing for Brown Trout and Steelhead in the HarborsSpeaker – Kyle Deavers (Big Boy Fishing) will discuss the methods, techniques, tactics and equipment used for catching Brown Trout and Steelhead Ice Fishing. […]

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Kicked In The Ice Hole

If it is your first time ice fishing, there are a few things you should know. First of all, do not go out and buy anything quite yet! A spinning rod and reel will  do fine for starters.  I have known some that thought they would like to try ICE FISHING, only to find that they just could not adapt to the conditions on the ice. However, as is the case with most fisherman, they feel compelled  to go out & buy everything in sight that they have […]

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Danger! Thin Ice Safety

 Emergency Self Rescue – The 1-10-1 principle. Despite what most of you may think sudden immersion into icy water will NOT send you immediately into hypothermia and self rescue IS possible.  Dr. Gorden Giesbrect, a specialist in cold water immersion at the University of Manitoba summarizes what happens to us when we take the plunge through his 1-10-1 principle. 1 – You have ONE MINUTE to get your breathing under control.  When suddenly submerged the body experiences what is known as the cold water gasp reflex.  Involuntary gasping can […]

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Ice Fishing…..A Cool Sport

Ice Fishing Is A Cool Sport (Sometimes Freezing) In the winter months, for many sportsmen, a popular activity is ice fishing. Although it might not appeal to all, many fisherman actually prefer fishing through the ice to open-water fishing. For one thing, anglers can get just about anywhere on the lake during the ice fishing season. It’s something they can do without a boat, Virtually every fish that’s available to anglers in the summer can be caught through the ice – some are even caught more frequently in the […]

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U.S.A Calendar Periods

The Calendar Periods The Calendar divides the fishing year into 10 periods of fish response. These Calendar Periods are at the mercy of Mother Nature, so there is no certain number of days, nor do they occur on specific dates each year. Since Calendar Periods depend on climate and water conditions, they will vary in length from year to year depending on weather trends. Calendar Periods could last a few days one year and last several weeks the next year. As you might have guessed, Calendar Periods […]

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