Ice-fishing Friday: A step-by-step guide for catching big winter lake trout

Advertisement I love lake trout and have remarked more than once that I spend at least half the winter chasing them. Part of their appeal is they can grow to gargantuan sizes—my biggest winter Goliath weighed 44 pounds. But just as enticing as their size is where they often live: the starkest, loneliest, wildest and most beautiful parts of the country. Advertisement Another reason lake trout fascinate me is that they’re so often misunderstood. For example, most anglers immediately think … Continue reading Ice-fishing Friday: A step-by-step guide for catching big winter lake trout