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Ice Hunters

Plano, IL (March 1, 2017) – Ever caught an eight-pound walleye, 10-pound lake trout and 20-pound pike in a single ice-fishing season? Jeff Gussy Gustafson often does it in a single day. As a professional touring bass pro and host of Fishing with Gussy TV, Gustafson travels all across North America in search of the hottest bite. Born into a Canadian fishing family, there was never a doubt in the young angler’s mind that he would make a living outdoors. “I participated in the University of Keep Mom Happy program,” Gustafson jokes. “But, other than that, fishing is the only job I’ve ever had.” Gussy began guiding on Lake of the Woods at the age of...
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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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