Ice Fishing

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To some there is nothing more relaxing than sitting on a frozen lake for hours, with some close friends, just waiting to get that big catch of the day. Nothing in sight for miles, except for your breath and a frozen lake from shore to shore. While many people try to avoid the cold, these brave fishermen embrace it and take on this challenge from mother nature.

It may seem like a dangerous hobby, but ice fishing is popular in the northern United States and can yield some of the year’s biggest catches. Want to learn more about ice fishing? Find articles here for the best ice fishing products, tip and tricks, and places to ice fish.

ice fishing buckets

Best Ice Fishing Buckets

Whenever you are planning an ice fishing trip, you want to make sure you are bringing the right equipment to make the most out of your trip. Ice fishing buckets are a simple but useful piece of equipment to bring with...

propane ice augers

Best Propane Ice Augers

Propane ice augers are growing in popularity for ice anglers. These augers are almost as powerful as gas augers, without the mess and harmful emissions produced by gas augers. Learn more about propane powered augers and...

ice fishing tip up line

Best Tip Up Line for Ice Fishing

Many ice fishers set up tip ups, or ice fishing traps. This increases their chances of making a catch, as they can have multiple lines in the water at once. But what line should you use when you’re setting up your tip...

ice fishing bait

Best Ice Fishing Bait

In the winter and in cold temperatures in general, fish are less active and less prone to biting. This can be a problem for ice anglers, so when the artificial lures aren’t working, it’s time to break out...

ice auger drill

5 Best Ice Augers – Buying Guide

If you’ve ever gone ice fishing, you know that an ice auger is an essential piece of gear. Without an ice auger to drill through the ice, you’ll have a hard time catching fish.  An ice auger is a drill that carves a...

alaska ice fishing

Best Ice Fishing Lakes in Alaska

As we get closer to winter and the weather begins to drop, we can start preparing for the ice fishing season. In Alaska, you don’t have to wait long for the season to start – lakes will start freezing over in late...

ice fishing flashers

10 Best Ice Fishing Fish Finders

Few leisure activities are as reliant on proper equipment as ice fishing. Not only do you need to keep yourself safe and comfortable, but you also want to ensure that your trip out onto the ice is as productive as...

ice fishing bibs

The Best Ice Fishing Bibs

If you’re about to go ice fishing, nothing can spoil your enjoyment quite like soaked or freezing legs. So it’s important to buy the right ice fishing bib for your needs. The right ice bib will keep you...

man ice fishing on a lake

Ice Fishing Picks and Safety Gear

Ice fishing can be a fun experience with friends and family, but safety should always be top of mind especially in early and late season.  Every year there are a number of injuries and even deaths related to ice fishing...

ice fishing sled on a lake

The 6 Best Ice Fishing Sleds

So you are all stocked up with the latest and greatest ice fishing gear for this season, but the honey hole is over a mile into the lake. You’ll need a top notch ice fishing sled to get you there with all that...

hand powered ice auger

5 Best Hand Ice Augers

Anyone familiar with ice fishing knows that you need to get through the ice first if you want to catch anything! An ice auger is one of the most essential pieces of ice fishing gear that you’ll need to get started...