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Ice Fishing Techniques for Lake Michigan

Ice Fishing is a popular winter activity in the bays and harbors of Lake Michigan. We have several additional tips and techniques available online in the Tips and Techniques section of the website.

December 7, 2013, Seminar Information, Schedule and Topics:
  • Open at 8:30am - Free Admission

  • 09:00am - Lake Geneva Lake Trout: Speaker - Captain John Reddy has been fishing the waters of Wisconsin and Illinois for over 30 years. John fishes many hot spots in Wisconsin throughout the year providing fishing getaways for all anglers to enjoy. He will share tips and techniques for catching big Lake Trout through the ice.

  Click to view Video - Lake Geneva Lake Trout

  • 11:00am - Tournament Ice Fishing Techniques: Speaker - Warren Scaman and his fishing partner Jim "The Crappie Professor" Kopjo have quite of bit of expertise on the hard water. They fish the North American Ice Fishing Team Tournament Circuit throughout the mid-west. Warren and Jim have qualified for the national ice fishing championship for several years and will be fishing in the Championship on December 21st on Mille Lacs Lake in the town of Isle, MN. They plan on sharing a number of their secrets, equipment and what is really hot in the evolving world of ice fishing. The duo will also give us a peak into where to find fish on early ice. It's a great opportunity to get ahead of the game for the ice fishing season.

      Click to view Video - Tournament Ice Fishing Techniques Part 1

      Click to view Video - Tournament Ice Fishing Techniques Part 2

    • 1:00pm - Spooning with the Gills: Speaker - Bill Modica is known in some circles as the Spoon Doctor because of his deadly method of using spoons on deep water panfish. Bill's technique to go after pan-fish in deep water where the big ones hang out is a bit unconventional. In-Fisherman featured his technique in their magazine and TV show.

        Click to view Video - Spooning with the Gills Part 1

        Click to view Video - Spooning with the Gills Part 2

      • In Store Specials, Door Prizes and a raffle will be available.
      Currently the seminars are not available online.

      Lake Michigan Angler
      1038 Sheridan Rd
      Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
      Telephone: 224-789-7627