Vexilar FishPhone

August 2014 The technological advances in ice fishing just keep right on coming, and Vexilar’s FishPhone is one you don’t…

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Tips from Tom

 1. Lower your sonar transducer level with the base of the ice pack. When positioning your sonar transducer, always place…

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Vexilar FishPhone

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August 2014 The technological advances in ice fishing just keep right on coming, and Vexilar’s FishPhone is one you don’t want to overlook!  I had a chance to use this system while fishing with Vexilar’s marketing manager Tom Zenanko last winter, and was really impressed! One of the greatest advantages is portability:  Being able to…

“Polar Fire XT” Deluxe Ice Fly Reel

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POLAR FIRE premium ice tackle is engineered to provide the highest level of performance, and the new POLAR FIRE XT deluxe ice fly reel is no exception. Make no mistake, POLAR FIRE XT deluxe ice fly reels are premium straight line systems. POLAR FIRE XT deluxe ice fly reels feature intricately machined aluminum frames and…

TGO Welcomes Kalispell as New Platinum Sponsor

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TGO is pleased to announce the addition of the Kalispell (Montana) Visitor and Convention Bureau to our growing list of platinum sponsors. The Kalispell area not only features some outstanding ice fishing opportunities for a variety of species, but does so in a stunning setting within the majestic Rocky Mountains of western Montana! You’ll be…

Tips from Tom

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 1. Lower your sonar transducer level with the base of the ice pack. When positioning your sonar transducer, always place the base of the transducer level as possible with the bottom of the ice pack—especially later in the season when ice thickness increases. This practice eliminates stray pulses echoing off the ice walls, reducing interference…

Today’s Tip Ups

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You’ve worked hard–researched your target lake, even called the local fisheries biologist. Surveys indicate a quality fishery, and after several years of strong baitfish production, you’ve learned the last two seasons haven’t been conducive to good baitfish spawns. Fish are thick, forage thin. Perfect. You’ve also reviewed lake maps, studied contours. Identified each sweet inside…