Ice-fishing Friday: Gord Pyzer’s secret rig for winter whitefish

Your winter whitefish success will skyrocket when you add a slider to your line. My favourite is a #6 Gamakatsu octopus hook baited with an orange-brown Mister Twister Nymph. After threading it on, I tie a barrel swivel to the end of the line to act as a stopper. Then I add an 18-inch leader to the swivel and tie on a Meegs jig, Jigging Rap or Williams spoon. That way, when I drop the jig or spoon into the … Continue reading Ice-fishing Friday: Gord Pyzer’s secret rig for winter whitefish