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Early Ice Walleyes
Early winter offers walleye anglers who travel light and fish smart a chance to savor some of the season’s finest fishing.
Using common sense about ice safety is step one. My general rule is 5 to 6 inches of good clear ice to start walking, and I test the ice every few feet with a chisel or spud bar to avoid any unpleasant—and potentially tragic—surprises.
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