New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

By Nick Simonson
Dakota Edge Outdoors 

Winter fishing factors


February 3, 2020

Nick Simonson

Midwinter walleyes can be a challenge for a number of factors, and those same items can put fisheries at risk with low oxygen levels. Simonson Photo.

As January fades into memory and anglers eye up a faster bite as the back half of winter settles in, a number of conditions are at play which will help angling improve through the ice and provide a portent for what can be expected for spring and summer populations when waters open up. With dissolved oxygen and light penetration being significant items of concern, and forage not as much of an is...

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