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Patterning Spring Crappies

Chasing springtime panfish is one of my favorite bites of the year… Not only are they unbelievably good table-fare but chasing gills and crappies brings back some great childhood memories…


Late Ice luck in South Dakota

With some sky high temps in the 50s to even low 60s the late ice season is in full effect. Currently shorelines are still intact with that crispy top to…


Late Ice Perch Bonanza

James Holst and In-Depth Outdoors Pro Staffer Ben Brettingen fish Lake Winnibigoshish, AKA Lake Winnie, for jumbo perch as winter starts to release its grip on the ice belt. The…


Finally- open water in Nebraska

Spring is finally here! Well….sorta. Between 70 degree days and snowdrifts, it’s hard to tell at times. This week has been up and down in major ways, but we still…


Winter-Kill Conditions

James Holst and In-Depth Outdoors Pro Staffer Will Roseberg fish Central Minnesota for panfish as warmer weather starts to loosen winter’s icy grip on the Ice Belt. The severe winter…


Mid-Winter Crappie & Eelpout

James Holst and In-Depth Outdoors Pro Staffer Joel Nelson take the snowmobiles off trail to access a hidden gem crappie lake then end the day at sundown fishing for eelpout.…


Sight Fishing Gills

James Holst and In-Depth Outdoors Pro Staffer Quintin Biermann sight fish bluegill in shallow water using under water cameras near Webster, SD.