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#HuntFishTravel Ep 200 – Ice Fishing Weed Beds for Bluegills with Joel Nelson Outdoors

Think catching bluegills through the ice is hard? Let Joel tell us exactly how to get it done!

“Ice Fishing Weed Beds for Bluegills with Joel Nelson Outdoors”

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Joel’s number 1 tip for ice fishing river sloughs.
  • Why man made structures are a good bet for finding pan fish under the ice.
  • Should a first time ice fisherman choose a lake or a river.
  • Ice fishing weed beds, how to find them and how to fish them.
  • Joel’s favorite place to ice fish and why he chose to focus on ice fishing as a career.
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#HuntFishTravel 177 – North Dakota – Ice Fishing on Devils Lake

#HuntFishTravel 177 – North Dakota – Ice Fishing on Devils Lake

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This week we’re chatting with Tanner Cherney, Visitor Services & Outdoor Media Coordinator for the Devils Lake CVB. Devils Lake is a premiere destination for ice fishing. Listen in to find out why it’s called the Perch Capital of the World, how it got it’s name and the lore behind the area. What sort of accommodations you will find, winter camping and resorts both.

And then we talk about year round fishing and hunting opportunities.




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#HuntFishTravel 176 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods

#HuntFishTravel 176 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods




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In this episode I’ve got Joe Henry from Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, we’re talking about how the visitor’s bureau has really separated themselves from the tourism pack, the incredible walleye and sauger opportunities, what you can expect from the resorts and fishing shanties, an igloo bar you can fish in, and why it’s such a unique place to go fishing. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel 176 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods

Tips for Identifying Safe Ice

While there really is no such thing as 100% safe ice, there are things you can do to be “safer” while out on the ice.  Many factors go into the volatile making of lake and river ice.  And just as many factors can cause it to become unsafe in the flash of an instant.  Heading out early or going late in the season can prove deadly and just isn’t worth the 3 crappies you might catch.

Whether you’re ice fishing, ice skating, snowmobiling or hiking, stay safe this winter while out on the ice with these 6 tips.
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A Guide to Ice Fishing

The ice may be forming, but that doesn’t mean fishing season is over. Winter brings new opportunities to fishing-lovers who have never tried ice fishing before. This traditional pastime has its own set of rules and distinct culture, and will give anglers a new thrill at the experience of catching a fish through the ice. Continue reading A Guide to Ice Fishing