In the last couple of outings I've iced perch, walleye, crappie and trout with a 3 perch chubby. After a few strong pulls it is good to calm the lure a little. These darters are game changers. It is good to make a few first jerks at short intervals. But i carry a good selection now.
Salmo Chubby Darter # 3
The lure needed a little bit of slack on the drop and the action looked "good. While aggressively working baits like Chubby Darters, Sonars, Cicadas, Jigging Raps and the like with no bait has been going on for some time, there is a lot of exploration to be done on walleyes and artificial lures through the ice. View In Stock Alternatives. These jigs can be manipulated to perform different actions. While darters have rattle chambers, a blade produces a different pitch thanks to its thin metal body. Genz advocated a slow, vertical climb, emulating the ascending actions of midge larvae as they vacate their benthic habitat.
Ice Fishing With Horizontal Hard Baits | On The Water
Box Deerwood, MN Send a new message or close this window here. During the summer of the prototype 14cm Giant Chubby Darter achieved outstanding results when trolled, cast or even used as a large vertical jigging lure. I have read alot about the chubby Darters and For the last 2 weeks been trying them out. Each kit contains 9 jigs, 2 spring bobbers, a depth finder, and a bobber. Sometimes the limit is 2 — 3 m up from the bottom and sometimes it is worth penetrating the whole depths up to the ice cap.
A tiny piece of raw shrimp from the grocery store works, sometimes better than waxies. The Hottest Baits for Lake Simcoe. A day that symbolizes the end of augers, tiny rods and frozen everything. Northland Fish-Fry Minnow-Trap Metal bladebaits are another lure style in the horizontal hardbait category. Above it was a large, fertile bay, while the lower portion gave way to a slow-tapering to foot flat. Badd Boyz are usually tipped with livebait shiner or artificial plastics.