Pick up a free ICE FORCE beanie hat at the Reeds Ice Classic and talk hardwater fishing with Pro-Staffer Bryan “Beef” Sathre. The Classic will be held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 at both the Walker and Onamia (Minn.) Reeds stores. Continue reading
Serious Ice anglers have a new battery of weapons this winter – five jigs and four spoons from VMC. Forged from top-quality materials with input from ICE FORCE pros, these new baits bring to life a wish list of ice fishing’s top sticks. Continue reading
Traveling light at first-ice doesn’t mean hitting the hardwater without the best tools for the job. From augers, to sleds, to sonar units, ICE FORCE has all you need to hole hop safely and successfully on early ice. Continue reading
A master of the shallow-water, flat-land bites of South Dakota’s Glacial Lakes and Prairie Region, Quintin Biermann tackles walleyes with an aggressive approach and has a soft spot for sumo panfish as well. Continue reading
Before your yard’s last mow this fall, fill your LawnBoy with the gas left in your StrikeMaster auger.
“When the days shorten and the nights chill, that’s my cue to feed my old auger gas to the lawnmower and weed whipper,” says ICE FORCE Pro James Holst, host of In-Depth Outdoors TV on the Fox Sports North channel. “I don’t care if they don’t run. If they don’t, I might get out of some yard work!” Continue reading
When the sky starts going scarlet before supper, that’s your sign to reach for your red MarCum soft-pack and pull your sonar out of storage. Continue reading
Forget your lips, apply Chapstick to your teeth – the zipper teeth on your Otter ice shelter, that is.
“Just a simple run of Chapstick up and down that zipper and you’ll never have a jam up,” says ICE FORCE pro “Jonny P” Petrowske, a full-time guide on Upper Red Lake. Continue reading
Before the water of Lake Bemidji turns to ice, fishing guide Bryan “Beef” Sathre focuses his attention on some other wet stuff – the fluids in the Polaris vehicles that get him on and off the hardwater. Continue reading