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The Hudson Loop Knot

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In memory of the late Jim Hudson. Jim, a well known local guide, shows you his very own loop knot, and why it can be beneficial to lure action.  


Genz Talks Brimz

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Dave Genz quickly shows you the Brimz sunglasses from Vexilar. The shades were made for ice fisherman. No more stumbling around behind fogged up glasses or hearing that sickening crunch of your favorite shades under your boot.


Genz’s Genz Pack

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Dave Genz give us a quick tour of his own Genz Pack. This is no off-the-shelf ice fishing pack. He’s got all the bells.


Interference Rejection

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A short and sweet segment describing the source of many four-letter words heard out on the ice, and how you can make life much more enjoyable using a Vexilar flasher.


Jason Mitchell Rods

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Legendary guide, television show host and rod designer, Jason Mitchell, shows us his new ice fishing rod designs and lets you know which rod is right for certain situations. These rods are amazing.


Strike Indicators

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Strike indicators can often be much more effective that traditional floats, or bobbers. Winter fish can bite so light that a float might not even move. A strike indicator will let you know something is sniffing the bait.


The Ice-Ducer

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Remember the old days, when you used to have to mess with a clumsy arm and line up the bubble level on top of your transducer in order to see your bait. No? Well count yourself as fortunate. The Ice-Ducer was a huge advancement in ice fishing technology.


Vexilar Accessories

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Vexilar offers a wide range of accessories that compliment their amazing ice fishing flasher packs. Tom Zenanko shows you some of the most popular choices.


Bait Store Visit

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The folks at Frankie’s Bait and Marine shared their insights into why it’s a really good idea to stop by and talk with your local bait shop people. They also show us some delicious flavors of larvae and maggots. mmmmmm….


Electric Drill Ice Augers

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Tom Zenanko shows us the newest trends in ultra-portable ice drilling equipment. You’ll need to run to your local home improvement store to get the drill, but we have the chuck adaptors right here on IFT.


Understanding Transducers

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Tom Zenanko goes through the Vexilar transducers lineup and explains the benefits of each, along with a tip on troubleshooting that can’t be missed.


Bonus Big Trout Catches

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Here’s more action from Ice Fishing School that we just could not fit into the show. These fish were caught in super-shallow water using the Automatic Fisherman. Since it was so shallow, one had to back way off of the holes in order to keep from spooking these fish.


Ice Fishing for the Entire Family

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Ice fishing is one of the best outdoor sports to get youngsters involved in. Here we go along with Corey, Maura, Ruby and Rose Studer on a windy late winter day.


Tommy’s Fish Fry

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Another bonus is the fact that Tommy George is a legendary cook. As another web extra, Tommy shows us THREE ways to prepare sunfish for cooking and conduct a taste test with Bluegill Bill as to which method is the best


Night Fishing for Crappie

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Corey Bechtold and his kids, Cole and Brook, spend a winter evening out on the ice catching some crappies. This segment was intended for the show “Take a Kid Ice Fishing”, but was not used due to the low light conditions.


Dave Genz Seminar

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Dave Genz, Mr. Ice Fishing, has put on many ice fishing seminars over his years. Here’s a peek into one for those who have never been able to attend.


Perch Patrol Song

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To be a good guide you need to do more than just get your clients to catch fish. You need to entertain them too. What better way than to sing them your very own theme song? Excessive tips appreciated.


DNR Ice Safety

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While 90% of each IFT show is having fun fishing on the ice, ice fishing safety is never far from our minds. Our friends from the Minnesota DNR did a great bit on ice safety a few years back and we make it available to all our IFT viewers in hopes they will not only […]


Crappie Paradise

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For this episode of Ice Fishing Today, we traveled to Northern Minnesota to fish with Spenser Samplawski, a young local area guide. He took us out to a private lake and put us on some of the biggest baddest crappie action we’ve ever seen. The Chubby Darter was on fire. Also, check out the new […]


Ultimate Panfish Tactics

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Ice Fishing Today welcomes a newcomer to the show. Matt Johnson has a long history in the fishing world. Matt joins host, Tom Zenanko to show us some advanced panfish techniques and to tell us about his wildly popular Ultimate Panfish League. Later Winter Artificial expert Corey Bechtold returns to IFT to fill us in […]


Walleyes on Ice

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This action packed edition of IFT first takes viewers to Lake of the Woods along the Minnesota/Canadian border. If you have never experienced big lake ice fishing, this is one show you will have to see. Heading 20 miles out on the ice in giant track vans is quite an adventure. The action was fast […]


Classic Dave Genz

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Ice Fishing Today would not be complete without a visit from Mr. Ice Fishing himself, Dave Genz. For years Dave has been beating the drum on how Vexilar Flashers have revolutionized fishing and he shows it by catching one nice crappie after another and some bonus fish too. This is all Dave Genz, his insights, […]


Schooling Crappies on Ice

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Crappie fishing in winter is a true family affair and the action is almost non-stop as IFT host Tom Zenanko gets a lesson in deep water crappie tactics from one of the youngest crappie fishing experts in America. Ten year old Rory Larson of Minneapolis has been fishing with a Vexilar for four years and […]


Late Winter Perch

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If you love Perch, you will love this show because the IFT crew really racks them and stacks them! More importantly, this program shows just how important a Vexilar can be to double your perch fishing success. IFT travels to Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota with noted ice fishing expert, outdoor writer and elementary […]


Take a Kid Ice Fishing

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Ice Fishing Today guest Rory Larson returns with his buddy Nate this season to show us how great kids can be at the sport of Ice Fishing. Armed with Vexilars and the proper tackle, these guys catch ’em one right after the other. They even have time for an on-the-ice fish fry and show us […]


Ice Fishing Bluegill

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Catching bluegill will never be the same again when you learn from Tom Zenanko why a Vexilar is so critical to catching deep water sunfish. Many anglers are not aware of the great history behind Vexilar and what this great company has meant to the fishing industry. For 50 years, Vexilar has been a trusted […]


Zoom Zone Fishing

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The first half of Zoom Zone Fishing takes place on the great Winter perch fishery of Mille Lacs in Central Minnesota. IFT guest Keith “Kong” Kuebelbeck gives us the low-down on how to work these jumbo perch into biting using the Vexilar’s Zoom Zone feature. The second half of Zoom Zone Fishing brings us along […]


Wilderness Crappie

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Ice Fishing Today would not be what it is without Mr. Ice Fishing, Dave Genz. Therefore the whole of Wilderness Crappie is dedicated to one of Dave’s extreme ice fishing trips in search of trophy crappie. Dave shows us how to take on such an adventure and how you can be successful when there are […]


Extreme Ice Fishing

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For the last three years Fans of IFT have expressed a great deal of interest in a show that takes them to new places they have never been before. ON this adventure, IFT does exactly this, we head to Lake of the Woods with IFT guest host Jason Mitchell as he and resort owner Tom […]


Ice Fishing School

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In memory of the late Jim Hudson. The first half of Ice Fishing School takes us along a trip with Jim Hudson’s Ice Road Clinics. On these trips Jim teaches new or eager ice fishing enthusiasts how to improve their catch by introducing them to new techniques and tactics. Here, the clinic takes place on […]


DNR Biologist Seminar

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Wisconsin DNR Biologist, Mike Seider, gives a great presentation on the amazing fishery that is Lake Superior.


Kids Crappie Caper

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Get out of the way Dave Genz, here is a trio of kids who are taking on the crappie world by storm. They head out fishing with Dad who shows them how to get started and soon they are hosting their own segment on how to catch crappies with the use of a Vexilar. If […]