Life on the Ice, Episode 8

Episode 8 wraps up the Lake of the Woods ice-fishing camping trip for Mike and Dan. Big burbots, monster pike, wild walleye and cooking up some fine skid house meals. It's all in a day's work 15 miles offshore on Lake of the Woods. Plus, two lines on one monster pike! Yes, it actually happened. [...]

Best Types of Bows for Hunting

Bowhunting is an age-old practice that requires skill, patience, and the right equipment. A good hunting bow can mean the difference between a successful hunt and a missed opportunity. But what’s the best type of bow for hunting? I won’t get into brands; this will probably open a 5-gallon pail of worms. Instead, I am [...]

Life on the Ice, Episode 7

In episode 7, Part 2 of the multi-night ice fishing trip to Lake of the Woods. Mike and Dan catch some monster pike and walleyes during the trip. However, it sounds like bad weather is on its way. 15 Miles offshore, Mike and Dan dig in and have to decide whether to wait out the [...]

Life on the Ice, Episode 6

In Episode 6, Mike and Dan head back out with the Slammer Weekender and wind up ice fishing 15 miles off shore on Lake of the Woods. This is another overnight ice fishing camping excursion. They take off from the Cyrus Lodge near Baudette MN. They dynamic duo go completely off the beaten path - [...]

Life on the Ice, Episode 5

Episode 5 continues our three night fishing on Upper Red Lake. Mike and Dan continue their multi-night ice fishing trip for walleye, perch and other species. Dan cooks up some catch of the day, and the boys reel in some serious lunkers. Again, thanks to Brady Baxter for hosting Life on the Ice!

Life on the Ice, Episode 4

In episode 4, Mike and Dan head to Upper Red Lake in Minnesota where they are ice fishing for walleye. They camp for 4 days and 3 nights in the new Ambush Slammer Comfort Suite. In this special 2-part episode, the guys reel in some nice fish in preparation for their catch-and-cook trip. Sometimes life [...]

Life on the Ice, Episode 3

Today we are heading out to Big Pine Lake with Brady Baxter and Randin Olson with Lock Jaw Guide Service. We will be ice fishing for walleye, talking about the weather conditions, and the importance of being able to move your skid house when the bite has shifted.

Life on the Ice, Episode 2

In episode 2, hosted by Brady Baxter, we join Cody Roswick with Fin-Hunters Guide Service as he slays the jumbo perch. We join Cody on one of his ice fishing trips near Valley City in North Dakota. Ice fishing from the comfort of an Ambush Slayer, Cody covers everything from poles, line and reels to [...]

Life on the Ice, Episode 1

Hosted by Brady Baxter from Baxstar Fishing, episode 1 covers ice fishing on early ice. Safety is extremely important when getting out on the ice early. You need to know exactly how thick the ice is and what it will support. If you are driving on the ice, make sure you know that the ice [...]

What to Consider When Shopping for Ice Fishing Lines

Ice fishing is a beloved winter pastime for many anglers. It offers a chilly, unique experience and a chance to catch fish that are more troublesome during warmer months. However, ice fishing requires specialized equipment, including the right type of fishing line. From line strength to the type and size of fish, there are a [...]
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