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Ice Fishing Pros and Cons: Live Bait or Artificial Bait

Your skid house loaded up for your next ice fishing trip, but you can’t decide if you want to take live bait or artificial bait? It’s a question ice fishermen discuss often. Every fisherman has their own opinion on using live bait or artificial bait and what they think is the best ice fishing bait. […]

Tips for Ice Fishing with Children

Ice fishing is a fun activity that allows you to create lasting memories with your kids.  With a few safety precautions and some extra preparation, you can make sure it’s a good family bonding experience. Keep these tips in mind when you’re ice fishing with children: Make sure the ice is thick. Making sure the […]

Our Favorite Ice Fishing Snacks

To most people, ice fishing conjures an image of a poor, half-frozen, fishing enthusiast stuck on an old bucket in the middle of the lake. However, modern ice fishing has changed with the introduction of ice skid houses. Unlike when living in an ice tent during an ice fishing trip, an ice skid house allows […]

What To Pack For Ice Fishing – A Packing Guide

Ice fishing is a popular sport enjoyed by many during the cold season. For those who head out to the frozen lakes, however, it is important to pack well so your time out there is comfortable and enjoyable. There are items to pack to help you catch your fish, and there are other essentials you’ll […]

What is the Best Ice Fishing Bait to Use While Ice Fishing?

Ice fishing can be hard and easy at the same time, it all depends on the type of bait you use. As you all know, when ice fishing, you must have something to lure the fish towards the hook. Anglers have to choose between live bait and artificial bait for ice fishing. Natural (live) bait […]

Keeping Warm While Ice Fishing

Obviously, fishing in the winter can be a bit cold and maybe even a bit daunting to the beginning ice angler. Keeping warm while ice fishing is super important not only for your safety but for your comfort as well. In this article we will discuss how to stay warm while ice fishing! Ice Shacks […]

Ice Fishing in Minnesota – 5 Tips and Techniques!

Ambush is here to help! When it comes to ice fishing in Minnesota – or anywhere else – you never want to utter the words, “they just stopped biting.” With certain techniques, you can get the fish to keep coming to the surface! Here are five tips, tricks, and techniques from all of us here [...]