ICE FORCE Pros Name Go-To Baits For Favorite Frozen Lakes


For every great destination lake in the Ice Belt, there’s a few go-to baits and tactics that produce fish every winter. Following are several ICE FORCE® pro-staffers’ picks for their favorite frozen lakes. Continue reading



Pro Tips Using The Top 4 Ice Fishing Lure Styles

Top 4 Ice Fishing Styles

Lace up the right lure at the right time and you’ll put more fish on the ice. To help you do so, ICE FORCE enlisted four top pros to share tips for using the top-four ice-fishing lure styles – spoons, jig-and-plastic combos, rattlebaits and minnow-imitators. Continue reading



On-Ice Report #6, Bryan “Beef” Sathre: Aggressive Fish Forecast

On-Ice Report #6, Bryan "Beef" Sathre: Aggressive Fish Forecast

Been staring at your deadstick bait on your MarCum screen, watching negative walleye after walleye swim past it without even a second look? Bryan “Beef” Sathre of Fathead Guide Service has good news from the north country – we’re about to cross the late-winter threshold, and that means more aggressive fish! Continue reading



On-Ice Report #3: Chris Granrud, Rainy Lake

On-Ice Report #3: Chris Granrud, Rainy Lake

While others in the Ice Belt may be sitting out this sub-zero cold snap, ICE FORCE pro-staffer Chris Granrud has been out almost every day in one of Minnesota’s most primitive areas, Rainy Lake.

And although this time of year can be one of the toughest to get bit, with cold front after cold front, low oxygen levels, short feeding windows and inactive fish, the RainyDaze Guide Service owner/operator contines to put clients on fish worth writing home about. Continue reading