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Jim Edlund

Outdoor Writer

For nearly two decades, Jim’s writings have been published in fishing magazines and digital outlets including North American Fisherman, Outdoor Life, and In-Fisherman. Jim has also created content for numerous fishing and hunting manufacturers.

From ice fishing to fly fishing, panfish to catfish, Jim’s a fan of whatever’s biting. His favorite topics include fishing electronics, ice fishing, and walleye fishing. Besides pursuing whitetail, Jim is also getting back into duck and goose hunting. In his spare time, Jim enjoys helping newbies and kids learn to fish.  

Success & Safety On Big Water Ice

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Given intermittent warming trends, we talked with Korey to get the scoop on best practices for staying safe on big water ice like North Dakota’s massive 200,000-acre-plus Devils Lake as we head from an unusually mild midwinter period into late-season ice.

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Late-Fall Walleye Offensive Plays

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While Kemos still likes to put a deer in the freezer, in recent years he’s spent a lot more of October, November, and even December on the water.

“When the water temp hits about 50 degrees a lot changes. First, lakes have gone through turnover, and this allows walleyes to roam anywhere in the entire water column, from 5 feet to 50 feet of water.”

While he says finding fall fish can sometimes be challenging, he spends a lot of time shallow and generally has positive results. 

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Shorts for the Nationwide Heatwave

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Whether you’re on the climate change bus or not, there’s no denying we’re in a historical heat wave – border to border, coast to coast. Oceanic and freshwater anglers alike were initiating June fishing patterns in July and now treating the rest of the summer like the notorious dog days.

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