Ice-fishing Friday: Jigging tricks for brook, brown and rainbow trout

Tip #1: Stir things up One of the most productive areas to ice fish for brook, brown and rainbow trout is a weedline adjacent to a sharp drop-off or breakline. With the lush vegetation packed with minnows, freshwater shrimp and other insects, this jungle-like edge is a great ambush spot for opportunistic trout. But it comes with snags—literally—which Danny Coyne (above) of www.bcfishn.com, an instructional website for western anglers, knows all too well. “One day, I was fishing along a … Continue reading Ice-fishing Friday: Jigging tricks for brook, brown and rainbow trout