Fishing with the Guides

Fishing with the Guides

George Langley has been a fishing guide and businessman
in the North Woods for more than 40 years.
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Ice anglers report having mixed results

As winter continues, there is a lot of ice fishing going on everywhere. As usual, when there are a lot of people out there, we seem to get conflicting reports on a daily basis.

North Woods anglers will be pursuing perch as ice conditions improve. Perch are usually found in deeper water.                   —STAFF PHOTO

Lake access improving for anglers in North

During the recent period of frigid cold temperatures, there has been a massive change in the ice thickness as many lakes have achieved 10 to 12 inches of ice.

Lake conditions improve after rain

With great weather last weekend, we certainly had a large number of people outside taking advantage of the weather and fishing.

Emily Hess caught herself an early Christmas pres­ent when she landed this 28-inch walleye through the ice Dec. 21. —Contributed Photo

Mix of weather slowing early fishing

The North Woods sure has had its mix of weather lately, with everything from really cold, windy stuff to warm, rainy weather.