Cold fronts in the winter
by Mike Gerry
It’s always a struggle when a cold front hits your lake in the middle of winter. Suddenly, your lake surface temperature drops a bunch, it’s uncomfortable, and your mind plays games with you during this cold time.
It’s no secret that most anglers struggle during the cold of the winter months, and there is a reason for it. The fish move into groups along with the baitfish, and getting them to bite requires some work.
Let nature lead you
Over my many years of guiding and fishing, I have learned many lessons. One that stands out and has been a key in wintertime fishing, has been that the natural elements can really tell the tale in the winter. This past week was a typical example as I noticed some gulls and loons diving over an area of about ten-feet of water.
Angles are key when fishing crankbaits
There are many important keys to fishing crankbaits that can make a huge difference; success can be luck or skill.
Challenges of cold water fishing
As the weather changes from fall to winter conditions there are many factors that you need to consider in order to find fish and get them to bite. Most of the concerns when we hit winter has a lot to do with three factors.