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Jerry Carlson / Although this new lake exploration did not yield numerous fish, it did show promise and the need for a return trip.
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Exploring New Water Has Benefits

It wasn’t much to go on. The reports I had heard about respectable sunfish on this lake left us a little skeptical. Still, a person doesn’t learn uncharted territory without a little effort.

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Jerry Carlson -- Winter panfishing with plastic is an underutilized technique.
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Ice Fishing With Plastic: An Under Utilized Technique

It wasn't until March of last winter that I received the green light from my oncologist. After an extended recuperation period from my cancer treatment and bone marrow transplant, she said she would allow me to do some limited ice fishing.

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If I Could Ice Fish In A House Like These I’d Go In A Heartbeat [VIDEO]

I would brave the cold for this, no doubt!

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Dave Genz is not only an ice fishing guru, he also knows a great deal about river fishing./Catfish are common in the Mississippi. This one was aggressive and feisty!
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The River Rat Side of Ice Fishing Pro, Dave Genz

When it comes to ice fishing, Dave Genz is probably the most recognizable name in the industry. There isn’t too much he hasn’t accomplished in the hard water world. However, what most anglers don’t realize about Genz is that he knows as much about river fishing as he does ice angling.

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Only In Minnesota Can You Find A Tavern Out On The Frozen Lake [VIDEO]

This just might be the coolest thing I have ever seen!

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You Won’t Believe What Comes Through This Ice Fishing Hole

A father and son duo go ice fishing out in Canada. It's a nice, quiet time out on the ice. And then -- the unexpected happens.

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Jerry Carlson
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Frozen Mornings and Crappie Fishing

There are a lot of outdoor activities I love to participate in. Hunting Canada geese is very high on my list as is sticking the walleye on Rainy Lake reefs. I never seem to mind a good pheasant flush and bass fishing a quality largemouth lake is pretty impressive.

However, as my mind roams through the volumes of outdoor adventures, it often stops for a rest at the chapter on winter crappie fishing.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Outdoors Tip of the Week with Jerry Carlson: Auger Size [VIDEO]

On the latest installment of our series, I’ll tell you why efficiency matters when it comes to ice drilling.

 

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5 Ice Fishing Tools to Help Reel in the Winter Catch

Some are bravely out on the ice already. Others are waiting for it to freeze a bit more before putting the house out there. Either way, here's 5 tools you will need before heading out on the ice!

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Outdoors Tip of the Week: Lines and Lures [VIDEO]

Outdoors Editor Jerry Carlson’s here to get you ready for ice fishing, focusing this week on lines and lures.

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Wolf Catches Strange Fish In His Laundry Room

Next time you are in your laundry room, take a peek behind the dryer.  You may discover a sea of fish like I did.  Don't worry, I called the DNR and you don't need a license.

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“Catch For Colbenson” Benefit Ice Fishing Contest

This Saturday, February 12 from 12:00-3:00pm take part in a benefit fishing contest on Cedar Lake in Annandale. The benefit is in memory of Jeff Colbenson, a local man who lost his life just 6 days before he was to be married.

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