Minocqua Ice Fishing Report

Check for Weekly Updates Starting Dec 1, 2024!


Greg Bohn’s Strictly Walleye Guide Service provides updated Vilas & Oneida County ice fishing reports weekly starting (Dec 1st – March 31st). Jam packed with ice tackle secrets, fishing tips & more! 

Timely “On the Ice” walleye &  panfish tips, are sure to keep you informed.  Join us weekly for all your Northwood’s ice fishing tips! 

Minocqua Area Ice Fishing Report – Dec 1, 2023 – 5:00 am

Minocqua Ice Conditions

Early Ice Fishing Safety Tips ~ Never fish alone’ period! Remember the Buddy system. Always share with someone which lake & exact location you plan to fish. Remember to refresh your contacts, if you relocate to another lake. Watch for ice angler activity. The ice will be safest there. Always take along your cell phone inside a weather proof bag. Don’t forget ice safety picks & chisel (Spud Bar).

Minocqua Bait Shop Choices – Kurt’s Island Sports Shop is conveniently located on Hwy 51 N, Minocqua, WI. All types of fresh bait, ice tackle & accurate ice fishing info. Check out Kurt’s local ice fishing report – www.islandsportshop.com – 715-356-4797

Bohn’s Summary –

What Lakes are Hot & What’s Not –

Top 3 Lake Choices –

Tip-Ups –

Tip Downs –

Hot Walleye Rigs –

Walleye Bite Timing –

Live Bait Choices –

Finicky Bluegill Tips –

Panfish Jigs that Work – Moonglitter Cht/Org – Size #8-#10

Panfish Plastics – Lindy purple and white Spade tails tearing up the big gills

Panfish Depth –

Key Locations –

Preferred Walleye Structure –

Flowage Walleye Tips –

Willow Flowage –

Rainbow Flowage –

Key Walleye Depths – 8′ to 10′ ft.

Walleye Trigger Jig’n Lures –

Best Bite Times – Walleye  0:00/ M   Panfish  0:00/ m