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Ice Fishing, my First Real Hardwater Season


Winter of 2018-2019 has been my first real ice fishing season. Of course, I’ve ice fished before, but I’ve always relied on other people and their gear. This was the first season I was able to actually go ice fishing on my own, with all my own gear, and even take other people with me! Though the season is not…

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Brereton Lake, Big Space, Tough Ice Fishing


This week I had the opportunity to go ice fishing on Brereton Lake with Dave, Evan, and Ben. While I’ve obviously known Dave for awhile, this would be my first time meeting either Ben or Evan. We would be targeting crappie in particular, although I know from experience that there are also walleye and pike. I was looking forward to…

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Random Lure of the Month: Elite Walleye Slam


It’s slamming time, and this month it’s the Elite Walleye box from Simple Fishing. For those unfamiliar, a slam involves taking the box out and attempting to catch a fish on each lure. You can see my previous slam with the pike box here. This month’s slam turned out to be a little silly and a lot of fun.  …

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Random Lure Of The Month: Elite Pike Slam


It’s time for another slam! Entering the arena for this slam is Simple Fishing’s RLM Elite, pike edition. Adam will be completing this challenge with the tackle received from last month’s unboxing. For those of you who are regular readers, you may remember we gave June’s RLM Elite a glowing review. We’re happy to report our praise was not misplaced.…

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Sending Off The RLM Mini With A Slam


As Geoffrey Chaucer would tell us: all (good) things must end. It’s a bittersweet ending to the RLM Mini as Simple Fishing discontinues the series. While this may seem like reason for lament, there’s a light at the end of this tunnel. Coinciding with the discontinuation of the RLM Mini, the RLM Elite makes its presence known on the scene.…

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