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  | 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  | 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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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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by Bob Jensen  | To some anglers, lure color isn’t that important.  To other anglers, color is very important.  To the most successful anglers, lure color is part of the equation.  In a good number of situations, whether it be open-water or ice-fishing, the color of your lure can affect how many fish you catch. […]

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Fishing the Midwest forms agreement with CORE ICE!   November 21, 2017  | Fishing the Midwest, one of the Midwest’s longest-running and highest-rated fishing television shows, announced today that they have formed a partnership with INTELLI-CORE, manufacturers of the revolutionary new CORE ICE fish houses. “The revolutionary hybrid wheel/skid system and super lightweight composite panel […]

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by Bob Jensen  |   Ice anglers and open water anglers are always looking for a new trick that will help them catch more fish.  They’re looking for that magic bait, or bait color, or method of retrieving, or whatever that will help them get more fish to bite.  In reality, there is no one […]

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