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Ice Fishing, Ice Safety, and Self-Rescue

Walking on ice to fish is nice. An unexpected plunge into the drink is not. In fact, it’s a serious situation. Odds are you’re not “that” angler who takes life-threatening chances on lunchmeat thin or rotted end-of-season ice. But as with any extreme outdoor activity, there’s always the possibility of plans going awry and you find yourself in dire straits. And time is of the essence when frigid water and wintry temperatures suddenly encase you. There’s no waiting around for your buddies or emergency crews. This one’s on you… You are your own best chance of getting out alive. This Self-Rescue initiative is evident in Frabill’s new I-Series...
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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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