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Ice Fishing specialty articles by Jason Mitchell, encompassing modern-day ice fishing tactics and information, fish species of pursuit, and trips and destinations. Jason Mitchell has logged thousands of hours on the water and ice, earning a reputation for not only being an extraordinary guide, hunter and angler but also a gifted writer, communicator and promoter.

 

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By Jason Mitchell Our travels take us across both the United States and Canada each winter in a quest to explore some of the best ice fishing destinations.  Some road trips return us to consistent and dependable ice fishing opportunities…

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By Jason Mitchell Outdoors Midwinter means Lake Trout for many ice anglers across North America.  From upstate New York to the Rocky Mountains, lake trout are an apex predator on many lakes and reservoirs.  These top of the line predators are fast…

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by Jason Mitchell Late ice might be one of the best time periods of the entire winter for finding big crappie on predictable patterns.  The locations can vary from reservoirs to ponds and natural lakes but the starting point typically…

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with Jason Mitchell Outdoors Early ice and late ice are coveted periods of time for ice anglers targeting crappie, sunfish and bluegill.  Fish are often predictable and aggressive.  Whether you are an experienced angler or a novice, these windows often…

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By Tayler Michels (Staff Writer Jason Mitchell Outdoors) Today’s modern era of ice fishing offers advancements in equipment that make anglers more efficient on the ice.  Flashers, underwater cameras and GPS Mapping have helped us locate and catch a lot more fish.  Besides…

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By Jason Mitchell Over the past decade, aggressive search tactics for walleye have been trending across many fisheries, particularly large bodies of water where the sheer acreage can be daunting.  The lures combine with the mobility and mentality which allows…

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By Jason Mitchell On many fisheries, go to panfish bites can take place out over deep water.  North Dakota’s Devils Lake often sees deep-water basin patterns develop in over forty feet of water.  We have found deep crappie patterns on…

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By Jason Mitchell No secret that so many fish we like to target through the ice will eventually slide out and winter over holes and basins.  These wintering holes will typically load up with fish each winter.  While you might…

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