In-Fisherman Ice Fishing Guide Demonstrates the Secret to Catching Trophy Panfish on Sportsman Channel

November 17, 2011

New Berlin, WI – (November 17, 2011) – The search for LARGE pugnacious panfish and crappies begin with the team from In- Fisherman Ice Fishing Guide exclusively on Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman. The staff contends with some of the biggest perch and crappies ever captured on TV. Ice anglers from across the country will not want to miss this episode as anglers will discover successful baiting techniques with wax worms and beyond. If you are looking for better ways to catch big fish, this episode is a CAN’T miss.  Watch the non-stop, ice-fishing action of In-Fisherman Ice Fishing Guide on Saturday, November 19 at 7 p.m. EST.

The Roy Lake area of South Dakota is home to some of the biggest yellow perch in the state. Jeff Simpson, Digital Director of the InterMedia Outdoors fishing group,and his father, Dick, execute and land several large “prairie jumbos” (yellow panfish). Jeff and Dick fished with great success, both landing fish exceeding 15 inches.

“Viewers will enjoy how we catch trophy fish on large bodies of water,” said Jeff Simpson, added. “The bait options are different for every angler. I usually prefer to use minnow heads for fast action, but wax worms and maggots also work well. This episode will provide several presentation wrinkles for our viewers.”

This captivating episode also dives into presentation strategies for catching large crappies. In addition, the team gives viewers their “secrets” for fishing large bodies of water and finding panfish forage. These tips and more, consistently lead to more success on the ice.

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