Setting Up a Humminbird Helix for Ice Fishing

Setting Up a Humminbird Helix for Ice Fishing

You had your eye on it for a while, saved up some money and now its time. You got your new Humminbird Helix for ice fishing! Going through the settings can get a little confusing, so hopefully, after reading this you’ll have a little better understanding and...
DIY Ice House Lights for Portable Shacks

DIY Ice House Lights for Portable Shacks

I’ve never been one to leave things stock.  There is just something about taking an idea and producing a finished product.  Some people end up making a good amount of money with their products, like Dave Genz, when he created the original “Fish Trap.”  Since its’...
5 Must Have FREE Apps on your Phone for Ice Fishing

5 Must Have FREE Apps on your Phone for Ice Fishing

It’s amazing how much technology has changed the fishing industry over the past 2 decades.  I can’t tell you how much it’s helped me become a better fisherman. While some may pull the cheating card, the fact is, that fishing will continue to evolve to the point where...
What Makes a Good Ice Fishing Lure for Walleyes?

What Makes a Good Ice Fishing Lure for Walleyes?

In my eyes, I feel walleyes are one of the most difficult freshwater fish to pattern. Why? Well, for starters, there hasn’t been a real long history on walleye fishing. When I was a kid in the 80s, everything was DEEP, DEEP, DEEP…we all know nowadays that that’s...
That First Ice Feeling

That First Ice Feeling

I have the utmost respect for ice, and you have to if you spend a large amount of time on it fishing. I’ve already been walking on the ice for around a month and logged some pretty good outings so far on walleyes. But now as deep winter sets in, I’m getting tired of...
5 of the Hottest Jigging Spoons on the Ice Today

5 of the Hottest Jigging Spoons on the Ice Today

The ice fishing scene is changing fast, and the evolution of jigging spoons is no different.  Let me explain. Traditionally, you have a flat lead spoon that is molded into various shapes and sizes.  Add a ring and a hook, and you’ve got yourself a fishing lure. But...
Lipless Crankbaits are a Game Changer

Lipless Crankbaits are a Game Changer

Lipless crankbaits are a combination of old and new.  I say they’re old, as I used to throw rattle traps when I was a kid for pike and bass.  We’re talking 20 years ago, so a lipless crankbait isn’t new in that sense. But it’s new in the fact that they’re being...