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Fishing tip Silver and Gold Panfish

Attract and catch more pan fish by getting aggressive


I like to have a rod rigged up with a medium sized gold or silver jigging spoon like a JBlures Weasel, Kastmaster, or a Northland buckshot spoon.man ice fishing catching a crappie near park rapids mn

I spend the majority of my day searching for schools of panfish.  It starts with marking them through the ice with the Vexilar Fl-28.

Then I drop a small horizontal jig tipped with a wax worm and catch all of the active fish first.

When or if the initial flurry of fish caught ends, I drop in my jigging spoon and jig the heck out of it attempting to attract more fish and or trigger the non-aggressive fish.

Typically it works like magic and helps to land the biggest fish in the school.

I tip one of the treble hooks with a spike or two for scent purposes.  Lotsa Fish!  Lotsa Fun!

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service, www.minnesotaguideservice.com www.minnesotaicefishhouserental.com Capt. Josh Hagemeister   218-732-9919


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