Ice Fishing Equipment

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A New Definition of Ice Fishing is “Camping on Ice”

February 5, 2020
So what IS ice fishing? Depending on your locale and your experience, the answers to that question will range widely. The close-minded types who think anything less than 60 degrees F is cold, will…
rigging tip ups for ice fishing

How-To Rig Tip-Ups

February 3, 2020
Ice-fishing is a winter tradition across much of the northern United States and throughout Canada. Whether you are getting ready for the upcoming season, or heading out for the first time in…
Ice fishing angler rigging his fishing line and hook

3 Pros Pick the Best Ice Fishing Line for You

January 28, 2020
Using a quality line is critical when ice fishing. The last thing any angler wants is to miss the catch of a lifetime due to line failure. The primary type of ice-fishing line options is monofilament…
Two ice anglers ice fishing on a frozen lake

It's All About Ice Fishing on Bass Pro Shops Podcast

December 24, 2019
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Podcast host Rob Keck is talking about fishing in places where the thermometer isn’t getting above freezing. Captain Barb CareyGord PyzerGet ready to go fishing on the…
Ice angler on a frozen lake fishing crappie

Best New and Noteworthy Ice Fishing Lures for 2020

November 27, 2019
Whether stocking up your ice fishing jig box or perhaps shopping for an ice angler on your list, there are a lot of great lures for catching fish through the ice. The following is a look at new and…
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Parson's Tip: Baits That Attract More Fish to Your Ice Fishing Hole

January 18, 2017
Selecting a lure with good action when you are ice fishing for walleyes can help you attract more fish to the hole and ultimately get more bites. Glide baits, like the Moonshine Lures Shiver Minnow,…
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Presenting the 2013/14 Frabill Ice Guide

December 1, 2013
Frabill presents the 2013/14 Frabill Ice Fishing Gear Guide. This almanac highlights key new Frabill ice fishing products while sharing technical and tactical insights from the sport’s top names,…
Two ice fishing anglers fishing over a hole in the ice

Choosing the Perfect Ice Fishing Rod

November 15, 2013
A 28-inch long, medium-action jigging rod is a standard piece of gear for most ice anglers. Other options do exist, but today's rods are so sophisticated and plentiful that selecting the right ice-…
News & Tips: Ice Fishing Gear Under $25

Ice Fishing Gear Under $25

December 11, 2012
When ice fishing season approaches and it's time to replenish your angling supplies from the previous year, you'll need to gear-up with new products. While ice fishing has it's share of big-ticket…
News & Tips: Ice Fishing Electronics Buying Guide

Ice Fishing Electronics Buying Guide

December 6, 2012
Electronics play a vital role in ice fishing. Portable fish finders, underwater cameras, GPS units and two-way radios are not gadgets but tools, and using them will make you a better angler. Using…