DOCKS AND BASS TIPS

October 24, 2016 0

DOCK BASS TIPS By Ken Poor On many lakes docks have replaced logs, trees, stumps and brush as natural habitat for bass. To a largemouth bass, docks or piers are nothing more than a pile of wood that provides them a safe place to hide, a great feeding opportunity and protection from bright sun light.…

LATE ICE PANFISH

September 9, 2016 0

LATE ICE PANFISH By Ken Poor      The normal pattern for icefishing is fast action at early ice, slower action during January and February, then back to the fast action until ice-out. Late season ice fishing always provides good numbers and larger than average fish. As this year’s icefishing season winds down – whether you…

ICE FISHING CAN BE A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE By Ken Poor      Icefishing season provides a great opportunity to study our local lakes and rivers. Every winter I spend a lot of time on the ice with my lake maps and a fish locator collecting lake data for my personal use. What started out as…

ICE FISHING BASICS

September 4, 2016 0

ICE FISHING BASICS By Ken Poor      Ice fishing season is just around the corner. First ice normally provides some of the best action of the ice fishing season. By mid-December ice begins to form on the lakes in Northern Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin and by the end of the month most of our area…