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Midwinter Ice

Learn how to catch your favorite species of fish during midwinter ice.  MidWest Outdoors features a full selection of midwinter ice fishing articles, straight from our magazine!

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Perfecting the Deadstick for Walleyes

It’s called the “one-two punch” when ice fishing—jigging one line and deadsticking, or, basically a live minnow under a bobber […]

When the Polar Vortex Attacks, Here’s how to Catch Fish

Whenever a winter season becomes significantly “influenced” by consistent weather events or ice anglers are faced with the extremes of […]

Edge Mille Lacs Mud Flats for Ice Walleyes

If you’re looking for a hot ice fishing bite for walleyes, aim for Minnesota’s Lake Mille Lacs right now and […]

Tapping Tip-ups

Intrigued with expanding use of tip-ups this winter but feeling somewhat intimidated how to do it? These tips should help: […]

Ice Fishing Dream Trips

Ice fishing adventures abound across both the U.S. and Canada. Some of the destinations are exotic and remote while other […]

Ten Secrets for Keeping your Hands Warm

After safety, there’s no question one of the biggest concerns is comfort on the ice. Although recent advances in cold-weather […]

Hitting ‘Rock Bottom’

Not much else grabs your attention more than noise. And the same holds true for fish. In fact, no matter […]

Spoon-tweaking Perch

Few lures are as effective for jumbo perch as spoons, as they pack weight, flash and water displacement into a […]