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Monthly Archives: December 2015


Fishing Across the County is Good.

December 31, 2015

I’ve taken all the early ice precautions that I know, and now I’m fishing.  Until midday Sunday, the lakes in Ottertail County were quiet.   From what I’ve been seeing around the Ottertail Lakes area is that anglers are being very cautious and careful this season—more then I can ever remember.  The ice that’s on most [Read More]

Ice fishing remains at a stand still in Otter Tail County.

December 16, 2015

Ice fishing remains at a stand still in Ottertail County.  What little ice fishing there was following the Thanksgiving time frame has all but ceased.  The ice that remained on Otter Tail County’s smaller-class lakes got just too soft for anglers.  I haven’t seen people on lakes now for nearly a week.  Ice anglers across [Read More]

How should you approach new ice, first ice?

December 9, 2015

Fishing is at a very slow crawl in Otter Tail Lakes Country.  Some lakes that had fishable ice 10 days ago were set back by snow fall and now that warm temps have settled in, what ice is still around should be considered unsafe.  IF, you should come to Lakes Country to try and fish—watch [Read More]

Otter Tail Country, unfortunately, is not ready for fishing—yet..

December 2, 2015

I think the only group of people on this planet that want sub-zero temps outside are ice fishermen.  I’ve been staring at the forecasts and extended forecasts and they look warm.  I enjoy warm Decembers, but only if we can get out on the lakes—and then it can be warm.  I have spotted a few [Read More]