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Area Fish Houses Need To Be Removed By Midnight Tonight

Ice fishing houses must be removed from area lakes by midnight tonight (3/1), or face the possibility of being confiscated or destroyed -- with owners facing prosecution. Lakes in the northern third of the state don't have removal deadlines until March 16th.

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Quality, midday panfish can offer winter entertainment for hard water anglers. --Jerry Carlson
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Why Winter Panfish?

Over the years, I have had many people ask me why I prefer to chase panfish during the hard water season. This is never an easy answer for me as there are many reasons for my winter panfish addiction.

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It’s All About Efficiency With Ice Fishing

The deep water basin that typically holds winter crappies was void of activity. There was not one single house in the area and very few old holes.

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Thin Ice Still Possible On Area Lakes

Take a look at my top-ten list of fears and you'll find 'falling through the ice' (somewhere between being buried in an avalanche and spending a Friday night at Chuck E Cheese). Just this Sunday a man went through the ice on his ATV on Lake Koronis near Paynesville.

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I’ll See You At The Brainerd Jaycee’s $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza

Have you ever been to the Ice Fishing Extravaganza on 'Hole In The Day' Bay on Gull Lake? I went last year and you have to see it to believe it. 13,000+ participants. 2,000+ spectators. 1,000+ fish caught. Come on out and celebrate winter in Minnesota with me on January 24th.

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Ice Fishermen Catch Monster Lake Trout on Lake Superior [VIDEO]

With Lake Superior being the biggest freshwater lake in the world, it would stand to reason some big fish live in the waters of old Gitche Gumee. Even then, these fishermen were surprised by their catch.

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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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Thin Ice Still Possible On Minnesota Lakes

Take a look at my top-ten list of fears and you'll find 'falling through the ice' (somewhere between being buried in an avalanche and spending a Friday night at Chuck E Cheese). Yesterday I spoke with Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Chad Thesing, and he offered these tips for staying safe.

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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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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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Reality TV Pilot About Ice Fishing In Isle MN [AUDIO]

A small Minnesota town could be home to the next reality show sensation. Film crews are shooting a TV series pilot about ice fishing on Mille Lacs Lake.

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DNR Warns of Changing Ice Conditions

The Minnesota DNR is asking anyone who plans to head out onto the ice to take some extra precautions.

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