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Ep. 10 Early Ice Insights with Jason Mitchell & Ryan Salemi

Early Ice Fishing with Jason Mitchell and Ryan Salemi

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Jason Mitchell joins Ice Junkies Outdoors Founder, Ryan Salemi, live to talk everything early ice fishing and answer viewer questions.

Topics Covered:

  • Early Ice Safety: Gear & Important Considerations
  • Favorite lures for panfish at first ice
  • How to approach fishing clear vs. dirty water at first ice
  • First ice locations
  • Top bait colors
  • Line preferences for panfish and walleye
  • Why shallow water fishing is the ideal situation for using Schooley rods and inline reels
  • The advantages of spring bobbers
  • Why you should be changing your line more often, especially when it comes to panfishing
  • When to use horizontal vs vertical jigs
  • and more…

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Meet: Ryan Salemi

Ryan Salemi is the Founder of the popular Ice Junkies Outdoors Facebook Group and owns Ice Junkies Outdoors Panfish Guide Service in Northwest Wisconsin. Ryan is an absolute wealth of panfish knowledge, especially for targeting trophy fish.