Remembering Little Lake: Butte Des Morts

REMEMBERING LITTLE LAKE

BUTTE DES MORTS

     Most people who live in the Fox River Valley in eastern-central Wisconsin do not realize there is a lake on the Fox River between Green Bay and Lake Winnebago. It actually isn’t much of lake and no more than a widening out of the Fox River so perhaps that is why it is overlooked by many people.

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Ice Fishing Safety!

Safety On The Hard Water

By: Adam Walton

As ice takes hold on waters to the north, anglers are venturing onto the hard water.  Although many anglers look forward to this season, some forget about the inherent danger associated with it.  Unfortunately, every year numerous anglers fall through the ice and all too often, some tragically parish.  Before heading out, knowing a few simple precautions and understanding basic survival skills may make the difference between life and death. Continue Reading

Trigger More “ice” Fish

Well-balanced Presentations Trigger More ‘Ice’ Fish

Role of the rod and line in ice-fishing success, plus late-ice tips

By: Dave Genz

This winter, we’ve focused on what Dave Genz considers the keys to presenting a bait to fish under the ice. About the effectiveness of horizontal jigs, knot positioning and cadence of the presentation. To tie a bow around the topic, a bit about the crucial role the rod and line play in your ability to execute the Genz pounding presentation and experiment with cadence.  Continue Reading

Fishing Bago Round Two

Fishing Bago Round Two

By: Kyle Sorensen

There are two activities that I consider to be the most tranquil and fulfilling experiences I have each year while enjoying the outdoors.  One, of course, is being up north.  The other has sparked the topic for this article.  It goes without saying, I love fishing on the Winnebago System.  The Lake Winnebago System can be VERY challenging, yet it can be VERY rewarding.  Each year I am asked if there is a night bite on the system.  I’m here to tell you there is! Continue Reading

Winnebago Ice Fishing

Winnebago Ice Fishing

A new season, a new adventure…

By: Larry Smith

A new ice-fishing season is upon us, and with the arrival of this year’s layer of hard water comes new opportunities for adventure, fun and fishing success.  Even though I may fish across the Midwest in pursuit of different species and unique fishing scenarios while filming Larry Smith Outdoors, I spend a tremendous amount of time, both guiding and exploring, on the system that I like to call home:  The Winnebago System. Continue Reading