Ice fishing in the “Arctic Vortex”


Joe Feller with a nice Teggau Lake trout.

Conditions for ice fishing this winter have been somewhat challenging.  Cold temperatures, wind, lots of snow and now slush have reduced the fishing crowds to just a few brave, hardy souls.  I’ve put together a short video of some of the past few trips here at VBL…..

5 thoughts on “Ice fishing in the “Arctic Vortex”

  1. Professor,

    Rumor has it that Gord mounted Joey’s pinky finger and put it on the wall next to the Balinsky big toe that was severed by the Musky. It is turning out to be quite the wall of shame. No word yet on whether or not the Jersey boys would be donating any digits next year?

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