by Bob Jensen  | Through the years, I’ve been to a lot of places where people gather.  It might be a sports show or a boat show or a home show or a restaurant, or just hanging out with friends: Wherever.  The conversation often goes to fishing, and, often, a non-fisherman in the group says […]

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by Bob Jensen  | It’s that time of year when the fish are starting to get a little conditioned to our ice-fishing presentations.  In fact, it’s that time of year pretty much any time of the year.  Fish truly do become conditioned to an angler’s choice of lures.  Conditioned means they quit hitting, or at […]

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by Bob Jensen  | In some areas of the Midwest, certain fishing seasons are getting ready to close, and in some areas they’ve already closed.  The closed season mostly affects walleye and northern pike anglers, and again, that’s only in some states or some areas of some states.  However, there will still be lots of […]

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by Bob Jensen  | If the ice-fishing season was like a football or basketball game, we would be at about halftime.  We’ve had a good amount of ice-fishing so far, but there’s still a lot of outstanding ice-fishing opportunities to come.  In fact, many avid ice-anglers will suggest that the best is yet to come […]

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by Bob Jensen  | I haven’t been able to do as much ice-fishing as I would like so far this year.  Between Holidays, hazardous travel and such, I’ve just been home-bound more than usual.  When that happens, I start thinking, and when I think about fishing, I think of places I’ve been and places that […]

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by Bob Jensen  | Open water trolling is a technique, or at least a phrase, that most anglers are familiar with.  Trolling on the ice is a technique that more and more ice-anglers are becoming familiar with.  Trolling on the ice might not make sense at first, but once you understand the concept, it will […]

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Planning on playing some sweet, sweet goose music to attract some attention? Better make sure you are in tune. Mike Stogsdill guides you through the process.

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by Bob Jensen  | I went ice-fishing for the first time of the season a few days ago.  It was a good trip even though the fish chose not to participate as much as we would have liked.  We were on a lake in central Minnesota:  The ice was about 15 inches thick.  Anglers had […]

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