Essential Ice Fishing Gear

The Bare Minimum for Ice Fishing When it comes to ice fishing you can have loads and loads of gear and toys or the just bare minimum and still catch lots of fish. It’s great to have power augers, portable ice huts, heaters, tip-ups, ice rods, fish finders, underwater cameras and all sorts of other […]

Choosing an Ice Fishing Auger

Ice fishing can be as simple or as sophisticated as you want it to be, but the one thing that is mandatory is a means of getting through that ice. I still remember the days of using an axe to work my way through 18 inches of ice. The thought makes me want to take […]

The Importance of Spare Ice Auger Blades

Bring Extra Ice Auger Blades!!!! Tim and I were recently out ice fishing on Lake Simcoe off of Inisfil beach. The weather was perfect, the reports positive and after nearly two hours of driving we were ready to head out on the ice. We loaded up the sleds with a portable hut, minnows, rods, auger, […]

Ice Cleats Save The Day

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: The Advantages of Ice Cleats If you are an avid ice fisher like me then you will know how different conditions can be on a frozen lake from time to time. Often the ice will be covered in packed down snow, but other times it will be wind swept […]