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Panfish specialty articles by Jason Mitchell, encompassing modern-day panfish 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 Outdoors Spring panfish opportunities are popular with anglers for good reason.  Anglers can target crappie, bluegill and other panfish in often shallow water and the action can be tremendous particularly for kids and beginning anglers.  Regardless of…

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By Jason Mitchell Outdoors Crappie fishing is a right of passage signaling spring for many anglers.  Pre Spawn fishing opportunities are often consistant and coveted.  Might not be a better time during the entire calendar year to target panfish.  Locations…

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By Jason Mitchell Some of the shallowest panfish we catch each winter happen in March during late ice on many fisheries.  Fun sight fishing patterns often emerge.  Fish can sometimes be found in a few feet of water under the…

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By Jason Mitchell If there is one certainty with late ice crappies, there is no sure-fire location or formula for success that works across the board.  What always amazes me on our travels as we travel across the Great Plains…

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By Jason Mitchell In pursuit of big panfish, our travels take us across the Country.  We have explored big panfish patterns in reservoirs, natural lakes, farm ponds and beyond.  My billfold usually has fishing licenses from at least half a…

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By Jason Mitchell Many ice anglers covet big panfish.  What constitutes a big bluegill, sunfish or crappie can vary across regions and can depend on the angler, water and year.  Some lakes only seem capable of producing bluegills that max…

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By Jason Mitchell Outdoors Midsummer panfish patterns often become overlooked by some anglers as bass and walleye seasons open across the Midwest.  Minnesota angler Tony Mariotti is widely renowned for his knack for finding panfish through the season and believes…

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