Ice-fishing Friday: Why these tiny panfish jigs are better than bait

Tip #1: Hang tiny baits “No matter what you’re trying to catch, I’m a huge believer that it’s not what you present that determines your success, but how you present it.” So says southeastern Ontario panfish guru Pete Garnier (above), who has completely eliminated live bait from his winter panfish program. Instead, he now relies almost exclusively on 1.1- and 1.3-inch Crappie Fry and Wiggle Fry soft-plastics from Angler’s Choice. “If I go five minutes without a bite, I alter some … Continue reading Ice-fishing Friday: Why these tiny panfish jigs are better than bait