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On many lakes the biggest walleye are taken through the ice.

Sunken islands & humps concentrate winter walleyes.

A portable sonar is essential to good winter ice-fishing.

Tip your jigging spoons with the head or tail of a minnow.

For passive fish switch to small minnows and fish w/tipup.

Lake trout will hit live suckers or frozen ciscos.

Late ice perch will be near spring spawning grounds.

Perch will spread over flats near a spawning bar.

Try to catch smaller perch first...then go for deeper ones.

When water warms walleye start moving to spawning grounds.

Male walleyes becoming aggressive - females still hitting.

Walleyes will take live minnows jigged thru the ice.

Northerns will take large minnows or spoons jigged thru ice.
Wisconsin Outdoor, Winter Ice Fishing Tips
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