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Leier: Ice fishing evolves through decades

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When I think of what “good ice fishing” means, I have to approach it from two different time sets.
In one set, I think of myself as a young kid in LaMoure in the 1980s, ice fishing with my dad. We’d spend our time sitting on 5-gallon buckets a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Ice fishing evolves through decades

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When I think of what “good ice fishing” means, I have to approach it from two different time sets.
In one set, I think of myself as a young kid in LaMoure in the 1980s, ice fishing with my dad. We’d spend our time sitting on 5-gallon buckets a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fish Report: Bite could warm up with the weather

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The bite on many Douglas County lakes right now is still pretty spotty with most anglers still going after panfish. The good news is there might be a reprieve on the way from the weather.

“Walleye fishing has slowed down,” Dick Gustafson of Ch…continue reading on echopress.com

Fish Report: Panfish still going strong

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Anglers in search of sunfish and crappies have been finding a quite a bit of success lately with the bite still going strong on a lot of lakes in the area.

“The panfish bite is definitely picking up,” Jeremy Shuck of Christopherson Bait in Ale…continue reading on echopress.com

Plenty of panfish

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Four-year-old Isaac Henry of Brandon had some success fishing for panfish with his dad and 2-year-old brother on a northern Douglas County lake earlier this month. The Henrys were using a jig and a minnow on January 19 when they brought home these fi…continue reading on echopress.com

Fish Report: Dipping temps slow down the bite

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

The frigid temperatures that shut down schools all over the state on Monday aren’t good for the fishing either, but crappies have still been going pretty good for anglers who can keep on top of them.

“With the cold weather and these fronts, it…continue reading on echopress.com

Fish Report: Dipping temps slow down the bite

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

The frigid temperatures that shut down schools all over the state on Monday aren’t good for the fishing either, but crappies have still been going pretty good for anglers who can keep on top of them.

“With the cold weather and these fronts, it…continue reading on echopress.com

Fish report: Crappie bite going strong

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Walleye action on a lot of area lakes is still fairly slow right now, but the panfish bite is going strong on some lakes.

Anglers were hoping the full moon last week would lead to a few bigger fish being caught. That was the case for some, but it …continue reading on echopress.com

Fish report: Crappie bite going strong

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Walleye action on a lot of area lakes is still fairly slow right now, but the panfish bite is going strong on some lakes.

Anglers were hoping the full moon last week would lead to a few bigger fish being caught. That was the case for some, but it …continue reading on echopress.com

Oscar Lake Association hands out plenty of prizes at annual tourney

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Oscar Lake Association hosted its annual ice fishing tournament on January 11 with anglers going through a raffle to bring home the biggest prizes.
Trent Glover won the top prize after taking home a fish house worth a value of $3,000. A total of…continue reading on echopress.com