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Early Bird Fishing Guide: Fishing Tips, Cooking Tips & Ice Out Predictions

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Early Bird Fishing with Jeff Sundin

Jeff Sundin is our Early Bird Fishing Guide, he joins Heidi Holtan on the Thursday Morning Show. This week they talk about the warm weather melting snow, allowing people easier access to the lakes for ice fishing. Jeff calls this the beginning of the season. He shares his plans for fishing the rest of the season. We get tips for tullibee fishing. What depths to fish them, the lures to use and ways to cook them. Smoked, pickled, broiled or barbecuing are all good ways. We also hear tips on fishing pike at Lake of the Woods.

Heidi asks Jeff for his prediction on ice out this year. He gives April 27, 2022 and uses Leech Lake for his prediction.

For more tips on how to catch fish and recipes for cooking them, go to jeffsundin.com.

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Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.