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Ice Fishing Basics for Beginners

Ice Fishing by Sean Obrien

We know that summer has just ended, and we are still in the heart of the fishing season.  This is just a quick reminder that even through the winter is approaching, the fishing season does not end.  Ice fishing is an unbelievably fun time out on the (frozen) water, and you can wind up with some serious fish as well.  We will take a look at some of the gear, techniques and safety concerns of standing on ice and then fishing through a hole you have cut in it. Continue reading Ice Fishing Basics for Beginners

Bathymetry and Ice Fishing: Tips for Finding Great Locations

A good set of bathymetry maps and a hand-held GPS can go a long way 

By Debbie Kay

There are a lot of ways to use technology to find fish in open water.  It becomes more difficult when that water is iced over.  A good set of bathymetry maps and a hand-held GPS can go a long way to making it easier, however.  Here is a look at what you need, and some of the best places to find fish when the water freezes over.

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Photo Credit mattcatpurple from Hay River, Canada

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