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Strategy for Shallow Hardwater Walleyes

Dr. Jason Halfen The Technological Angler With the arrival of hardwater across the northland, the much-anticipated ice fishing season has finally begun. Intrepid anglers, with ice picks draped over their shoulders and lightweight gear in tow, are now creeping across the shallows of their favorite lakes in search of the seasonís first frozen success stories. Many early-season walleye hunters are immediately drawn to the weed-studded breaklines that rim deeper basins; textbook locations that will produce apex predators for much of the season. However, these anglers are also walking right over large numbers of relatively unpressured walleyes...
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Leather Jack Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Oligoplites saurus
Other Fish Species Names: skipjack, leather jack
Regions Fished: Gulf of Mexico and southern Atlantic coast.
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

Voraciously devours small fish and shrimp, often in company with larger predatory species.


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