Using Ice Fish Finders To Catch More Fish

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For a long time, fish finders have been known to offer the best success in ice fishing. However, skills have to be augmented which without they are as good as without. Here are a few tips to help maximize your catch. 

The main advantage of using the ice fish finder is its exceptional capabilities. It can help determine the depth of the water as well as showing structures like the brush piles and the weed beds. Moreover, the equipment can help identify the fish that lie below the hole. This is utter modern technology which will help the fisherman identify all the bluegills, perch and walleye distinctively. This is a huge asset to the success of any fishing in icy locations. 

To many people, they find it hard to get the slab crappies form a large sand pit. This is especially so when you have no idea where the fish are hiding. So people spend hours drilling holes through the ice with no avail. This is especially so because after the drilling, the noise can easily send the fish away due to the thuds. Moreover, drilling the holes on the ice above the wrong target will not help at all. This is always a waste of time which leads many people to spending tiring hours with nothing to rip. This can be very disappointing and can subsequently lead one to thinking that the area has no fish to catch. This is because the fish will often not move to your bait unless it is within their range. 

The use of the ice fishing finders can help a lot in the fishing. This is because the electronics of the device will easily be able to identify the hiding places of the fish. This will lead to the drilling of accurate holes directly to the target slab crappies. There is no need of spending tireless hours fishing in the wrong areas whereas you can track the hiding spots using the ice fishing electronics. 

Another benefit of using the ice fishing finders is that they will help track the behaviors of the fish. Through constant observations of the fish habits, one can easily determine when and where the fish will be in plenty. It will also give the estimated distance in feet of where the fish lives thereby giving better decisions when setting the traps. Through the sight of the fish using this device, the fisherman can easily lower the bait directly on them and easily catch them. 

The use of the ice fishing fish finder also helps one identify the behavior of the fish towards the set bait. This is because the device will show both the fish which is below as well as the jig. This will help place the bait over the fish and vary the motion so as to attract it to the jig. The view will help determine what motion intensity is best for it and which one scares it away. The electronic device will tell this to the fisherman. The ice fishing fish finder is the best device for all the people who love and enjoy fishing.


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Jeff Matura has 12469 articles online and 12 fans

Jeff Matura has been fishing during the open water season and through the ice for over twenty years in the Midwest including the Mississippi River for crappie, walleye, and bass.  Jeff also spent considerable time duck hunting in the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.


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This article was published on 2010/10/07