Ice Fishing

Frankie’s Live Bait and Marine Sponsors Diesel on Ice Tournament

Diesel On Ice – A Family Affair Last week we covered Frankie’s MN State Panfishing Tournament.  It was a two day tourney with stiff competition from the best best anglers in the region. In contrast Diesel on Ice was a family affair.  It was 15 degrees, sunny with a light breeze.  About half of the …

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Frankies 2022 MN State Panfish Ice Fishing Tournament Day 1

This is a great tournament!  There was some debate about how many year’s Frankie has hosted this tournament but the consensus was about 10 years.  The Friday night kickoff meeting was well attended.  You might recognize some of the anglers. The format is a two day tournament where each team will fish for four hours …

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2022 Frankie’s MN State Panfish Championship Starts Saturday – Last Minute Openings

We just had some last minute cancellations.  If you want to join in call Fonda at 651-257-6334 before end of day on Friday. Every year anglers across the country gather at Chisago Lake in Minnesota to compete in one of the best fishing tournaments on ice.  75 teams will compete for over $20,000.00.  The tournament …

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Golden Shiners What They Are and Why They Work and How to Hook Them

  A Good Bait Store Will Have Golden Shiners The small golden shiners are great for panfish especially crappies. Medium golden shiners are killer for walleye, bass, and northers. Large golden shiners are super for big walleye and big northerns. https://s39423.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Frankie-Golden-Shiners-1.mp4 How To Hook a Large Golden Shiner on a Tip UP Use a circle …

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