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April 2012

  • The Great Perch Wakeup

    The Great Perch Wakeup

    While most boats leave the landing in pursuit of other popular sport fish, I slide aside and pounce on perch Historically, perch have been known as "the other fish." You can see it within livewells throughout the Midwest. Walleye anglers are more than happy to keep a clutch of jumbos that happen...

January 2011

  • Late Ice Panfish Only a Spoon Feed Away

    Late Ice Panfish Only a Spoon Feed Away

    When the Right Flash and Flutter Out-Produce All Others Pulling panfish from frigid water with tiny treats is, no doubt, the modern ice angler's most popular ploy. But while fishing in micro-mode is a most excellent tactic, there are periods when the flash and flutter of a falling spoon will out-p...

April 2010

  • The Deadly Drag

    The Deadly Drag

    Dumbing-down to a crawl dupes springtime crappies for panfish pros Brian "Bro" Brosdahl with Tom Neustrom "Slow and steady wins the race." I'm a disciple of the philosophy. In real life, the examples are countless. Consider the marathoner. The guy who paces himself for 26.2 miles is sure ...

March 2010

  • Walleyes Come as No Fluke

    Walleyes Come as No Fluke

    Brian "Bro" Brosdahl with Mark Courts Admittedly, I'm a meat and potatoes sort of guy. I'm eyeing the porterhouse steak on the menu long before the canary food, organic "meals under 500 calories". In fact, I'll take the whole right side of the menu, please. This instinctive weakness for hearty ...

February 2010

  • Baiting Technique Turns Fish to Stone

    Baiting Technique Turns Fish to Stone

    Creating "Medusa's Head" with maggots popularized by ice fishing pacesetter Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Warning to panfish everywhere: Don't look into her eyes, or at that living crown of writhing maggots for that matter. If you're lucky, it's Stonehenge for you, and a safe sink to the bottom of the la...

January 2010

  • Hand to Fin Combat

    Hand to Fin Combat

    A proven pattern for hooking gargantuan pike during early ice Up above, I tiptoe across the frozen shallows maintaining a low profile. Stealth is a big part of the game. Down below, however, it's more like lions in the Coliseum tearing and tossing-down everything with blood running through its v...

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