Tyler and Sara hit the ice early in a brand-new Season of SJTV and breakdown how to locate and catch weed edge dwelling panfish.
Early season ice can be lights out on the weed edge! BIG panfish love to work these areas as long as the weeds are green. This was a Crazy Day!!
When crappies are scattered and roaming on flats its time to fan cast big plastic baits!
Staying mobile and drilling lots of holes while chasing roaming bluegills on the ice is the name of the game. Using larger baits like spoons also separates the littles from the Bulls!
Leech Lake in Northern MN is known for its walleye fishing through the ice but don't sleep on it's crappies!
Extreme cold temps, clear water and highly pressured lakes can put the Crappie bite through the ice on hold. The best way to combat this scenario is to wait until the crowds leave and set up after dark.

Finding roaming perch during the winter can be a tough task - especially when you are a one man crew. Being able to cover water and locate pods of active fish on large mud flats is your best bet and the Finicky Fooler is a must have to do it properly!

Fall period crappie fishing can be some of the best fishing of the year - lots of fish congregated in small areas. When these fish are stacked in wintering holes and the angling pressure is high it is critical to give the fish something the have not seen.

The secret is out! One of the most important aspects of shallow water crappie fishing is staying in the strike zone for a prolonged period. This is accomplished with a slow falling presentation and this new soft plastic rig is the deadliest for when crappies are in skinny water!

When attempting to locate crappies through the ice the best technique is to cover as much water as possible. The best way to do this is with the Finicky Fooler and Kraemer Custom Rods! The Finicky Fooler is the new way to tip down fish for crappies!

Host Sara and Tyler Trampe travel north to Tamarack Island Wilderness Lodge on LOTW for a unreal crappie bite! Crappies start to school up late in the season and the SJTV crew helps breakdown their exact location.

Hosts Sara and Tyler Trampe fish Wisconsin's famous Northwoods for hardwater bluegills. Discover how some of Wisconsin's small lakes can hold big fish!

Join Butch as he fishes on Beautiful Pelican Lake in Northern Minnesota!

Watch as Butch Furtman heads up to Canada for some late season smallmouth bass, walleye and bonus slab crappie action!

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