Techniques and Types

Explore the wide world of fishing with our Techniques and Types category. From casting and trolling to fly fishing and ice fishing, we have something for anglers of all levels and interests.

Ice Fishing Tent Flooring Options: The Best Ideas for a Warm and Dry Experience

Low temperatures and strong winds are two things that come with ice fishing. Many use ice fishing suits to cope with these conditions. Others go for ice fishing tents. If you are one of those thinking about getting one, you might be wondering. Do ice fishing tents have floors? Most models don’t. But don’t worry. Anglers …

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How to Build a Smitty Ice Fishing Sled: Step-by-step Guide

All anglers agree that carrying your gear from your car to the ice and back is the worst part of any fishing trip. Thankfully, anglers invented ice fishing sleds as an answer. However, we still need to drag out gear; which depending on the weight, could be time and energy-consuming.  But there is an answer to …

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Should I Use a Leader When Ice Fishing? A Must-read Guide

One of the most common questions people ask here is about when and how to use a leader for fishing. From freshwater to ice lakes, the doubt is always the same.   Since it is winter in many countries now, we will take some time to answer the following question. Should I use a leader when ice …

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Is Fireline Good for Ice Fishing? Understanding Fireline and its Properties

Every angler that has been fishing for a couple of years knows Berkley. They create almost everything any angler needs for their everyday adventure. With the cold winds howling, it is time to gear up to hit the ice.  That’s why we are dedicating some time to talk about Fireline, one of the many options for …

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Is Ice Fishing An Olympic Sport

Is Ice Fishing An Olympic Sport? The Debate Explained

Fishing is becoming increasingly popular. More and more people from all over the world join our thriving community each year. So, with an ever-expanding fan base, it is only logical to ask, is ice fishing an Olympic sport? Sadly, it is not. Some people even go so far as not considering fishing a sport at all.  …

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9 Best Ways to Keep Your Ice Fishing Hole From Freezing

With cold winds blowing, more and more anglers target frozen lakes in pursuit of an adventure. Fishing in freezing temperatures is a challenge in its own right. The low temperatures drive fish dormant and cause you to constantly check your gear and keep the hole clear of ice.  That’s why we are going to dedicate today’s …

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ice fishing tip-up

The Ultimate Guide to Tip Ups in Ice Fishing: Features and Comparison of the Best Models

Ice fishing is rough not only because of the weather itself. It is challenging because fish become lethargic at low temperatures. Thankfully, there is something called Tip-Up, an item that will help you during winter. But what is a Tip-Up? A Tip-Up consists of a frame, a spool of line, a trigger system, and a flag. …

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Underwater Ice Fishing Cameras, Are They Worth It?

One of the greatest challenges of ice fishing is not the cold or the ice itself. It is visible, especially if the ice is thick. That’s where a transducer or ice fishing camera comes in handy. This way, you will have a clear picture of what is happening beneath the ice.  But are underwater ice fishing …

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