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Tactics Gear and Ice Fishing Legends

Tactics Gear and Ice Fishing Legends


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Tactics Gear and Ice Fishing Legends






S6E11 - Squishy Water Fishing Show

In this episode of the Hard Water Fishing Show Jason finds squishy ice conditions. Jeff fishes Mille Lacs Lake. Listener Spencer has a legend of ice fishing on a sunny day.


S6E10 - Guest Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell from Jason Mitchell Outdoors joins the show to talk about ice fishing. For more information on Jason Mitchell Outdoors go to https://www.jasonmitchelloutdoors.com/ Check out the official Hard Water Fishing Show website at https://www.hardwatershow.com/ Become a patron of the Hard Water Fishing Show at https://patron.podbean.com/hwfs


S6E9 - Ice Fishing

In this episode of the Hard Water Fishing Show Jeff catches some nice sunfish and Ole fishes Leech Lake recorded live. Show Notes We talked a bit about underwater cameras. Here is one that my brother in law owns, that I used in my sunfish outing https://amzn.to/3C4z4bc A new ice rod locker I started using, to protect my fancy new tuned up custom rod https://amzn.to/3GoSMBi I also considered this one by striker https://amzn.to/3YR5m3h but it was a bit big for my needs. This is a new...


S6E8 - Red Lake, Mille Lacs & Ice Show with Ryan

Jason fishes early ice at Red Lake, Jeff fishes Mille Lacs and we interview Ryan about the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show. More Info A couple links to information we talked about on the show. Fast snaps that when fishing for easy lure switching. https://amzn.to/3v05Hmp Yak Tracks Pro that I used to not fall on my butt on Mille Lacs. But they should work on any lake :) https://amzn.to/3PF9rn8 Perch talker by Lindy Lures. One of my favorite lures in pint and white. https://amzn.to/3V1YdKd My...


S6E7 - Jenny Anderson Girl of 10,000 Lakes

Jenny Anderson, Girl of 10,000 Lakes joins the show to talk about ice fishing and her ice fishing book 123 Ice Fishing. You can find the book on her web site 123icefishing.com , and use the code HWFS for 15% off.


S6E6 - Buffet of Ice Fishing

In this episode we go back to the buffet for seconds and thirds. Jeff attended the Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo and went to some seminars. Also we take a few listener questions. Julie Henson shares a ice fishing legend of ice fishing as a kid and catching a big walleye. MN-Fish We talked a bit MN-Fish, who represents the interests for all anglers, clubs, local organizations and industry stakeholders. Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo Jeff went to the Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo ice show and...


S6E5 - Ice Fishing Safety with Guest Ice Shack Customizer Jay Peterson

In this episode Jeff and Jason cover Ice fishing safety, and have award winning ice shack customizer Jay Peterson. Jay Peterson Jay Peterson, who has customized ice shacks that have most recently been seen at the North Metro Ice Show presented by Thorn Brothers. You can check it out on YouTube here http://bit.ly/3UVHTLH Jay is a retired volunteer firefighter and race car driver, and currently a tournament bass fisherman, boat rebuilder, general tinker. Links Bobbery Buddy...


S6E4 - Amped Outdoors

Guest Matthew from Amped Outdoors talks about the benefits of using lithium batteries to keep your electronics running longer on the ice. For more information on amped outdoors go to https://bit.ly/3SVhMDb A Minnesota record hybrid sunfish was caught. Here are the links to all the Minnesota state fishing records https://bit.ly/3zHslTr Thomas asked about some entry level flashers. Jason likes the Marcum M1 https://amzn.to/3sRbmdE and Jeff prefers the hummingbird ICE-35...


S6E3 - Ice Shacks

In this episode of the Hard Water Fishing Show Jeff and Jason talk about the latest trends in portable hub and flip over ice fishing shacks. Jeff asks if you toot like a train whistle or bark like a husky dog when participating in a snow dog train. Jason wonders if we are shaped like pillows or kegs. A legend from red lake long ago is told.


S6E2 - Ice Sled Customization by Nailed It Builds

Jon from from Nailed It Builds reviews his custom ice sled builds. Jon also shares a legend about a fishing pole that his buddy has mixed feelings about. You can find him on YouTube https://bit.ly/3dNLU4F and Facebook https://bit.ly/3f81Yi0 Fact Checks Berkley Flickr shad in pearl white https://amzn.to/3eWEpZz - Referred to this as a Rapala in season 6 episode 1. Mepps Syclops https://amzn.to/3BNMUza - Called this lure a Lazy Ike in the last episode. Other Topics We talked about how...


S6E1 - Its Electrifying

In the first episode of season six Jeff and Jason cover our summer fishing, and take a deep dive into the electrifying world of bow mount trolling motors. Beers Jeff - Indeed brewing - Day Tripper https://bit.ly/3BpqnHg This beer had dank hops, and we discuss this in detail. It was very tasty but would not make my top 10. Jason There might be a little dust on the bottle, its a home brew. Made by Jason's dad. Fishing Report Jason went fishing this summer in the BWCA. Fish were snapping on...


S5E14 - Fish Donkeys Ice Bears and Season Conclusion

In the final episode of season five of the hard water fishing show we talk about our Fish Donkey tournament winners and ice fishing out of a snow bear. We also have a on site wrap up of the 22nd annual Hard Water Invitational from the shores of Devils Lake. Fish Donkey Tournament https://www.fishdonkey.com/ Congrats to the winners and thanks to everyone for participating. Snow Bear Rental Here is a link from where we rented the snow bear from. https://www.snobearrental.net/ What a...


S5E13 - Hard Water Freaks Event

In this episode Jeff and Jason attend the Hard Water Freaks annual ice event and record live. We four guests join us from the event Max from Hard Water Freaks, Caleb from Fishing For the Heart Meagan from Casting Queens and Robert from DryHootch. Max from Hard Water Freaks Max from Hard Water Freaks joins us for a quick interview about the annual ice event. The ice event benefits many amazing causes with the goal of brining the joy of the great outdoors to Veterans and children alike. For...


S5E12 - Sunfish & Minnows

In this episode of the hard water fishing show Jeff and Jason talk about sunfish identification and minnow hooking tactics. Identifying Sunfish Here is a great video on identifying sunfish by angling buzz on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJLq371hYSU Here is another link for more details about sunfish from the Minnesota DNR https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/fish/sunfish/biology.html#:~:text=Cheeks%20and%20gill%20covers%20are,bars%20on%20their%20olive%20backs.


S5E11 -Interview with Roger Houck

On this episode of the Hard Water Fishing Show we talk to Roger Houck about yellow perch fishing in upstate New York. You can find more information about Roger and Roger's Rigs on his website https://bit.ly/3fJVCCz He is also on Youtube https://bit.ly/3IqFwKl


S5E10 - Interview with Brian ”Bro” Brosdahl

Jeff and Jason talk to Brian "Bro" Brosdahl about all things ice fishing. For more information about Bro check out his website https://brosguideservice.com/ Current Events Hard Water Freaks Event We will be attending the Hard Water Freaks Event in Wisconsin at the end of January, you can find more information on the event here https://bit.ly/3rgKylV Hard Water Fishing Show Fish Donkey Tournament The hard water fishing show now has a tournament open on fish Donkey. It's your chance to...


S5E9 - Lake Of the Woods and Mille Lacs Fishing Report

Jeff and Jason talk about recent ice fishing trips to Lake of the Woods and Mille Lacs Lake. It is the first week of January 2022. Mille Lacs Lake Fishing Report Jeff was fishing out of the Red Door Resort on Mille Lacs Lake. Walked out to the first break and caught some walleyes and perch. I was fishing out of my one man Frabill Recon 100 ice shack. Its super tiny but just big enough for me to fish out of and super light to walk out with. I have no seat so I use one of those tripod...


S5E8 - Max Losche from Strike & Catch

We talk to Max from Strike and Catch learning about the ice fishing culture in Sweden. Current Events and Listener News Hard Water Freaks Event Jeff and Jason will be attending the hard water freaks event for more information go to the event page. https://bit.ly/3He0Zpg Brandon - Big Northern We discuss what is the best way to get a big northern out of the hole, like the big one Brandon caught and send a picture in of a 38 inch 19lb Northern. Lisa G - Fly Fishing in Alaska We...


S5E7 - First Ice & Erika from Women Anglers of Minnesota (WAM)

In this episode of the Hard Water Fishing Show Jeff gets out on first and and we talk to Erika Blegen from Women Anglers of Minnesota (WAM) about there upcoming ice queen fishing tournament. You can find there website here https://bit.ly/3JbjDAb for more information. Fact Checking Current Events Outdoor News "Long Rods" by Vic Attardo Vic talks about not casting a shadow over his hole. He believes you will catch more fish if you cast over your hole. Jason thinks this may be lake...


S5E6 - St. Paul Ice Fishing Show

Jeff and Jason attend the big one, the St. Paul Ice Fishing Show. We meet up with A few listeners and friends and have a great time looking at all the latest ice fishing gear and gadgets. Beer The Statement of Purpose Martin House Brewing - A Peanut Butter Golden Stout https://bit.ly/3Ir8kDk Turkey Mountain Ale from the mountains of Iowa - Jason is drinking a home brew qualifies as an old man beer Patrons Chris moved up to the Legend status, so will be sending him out a hat. Thanks for...