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Small hooks are essential for ice fishing. The jig on top sits horizontally while at rest in the water, while the bottom jig will remain in a vertical position. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Dock Talk: Learn jig movement for ice fishing success

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Winter weather and ice making conditions have undoubtedly arrived. Super-cold temperatures have solidified area lakes, turning liquid into solid overnight.


While anglers are beginning to carefully traverse the outer perimeter of some lakes, others still have dangerously thin ice. In other words, those wishing to ice fish, figure skate, or simply walk on water should exhibit extreme caution and carefully check the ice thickness.

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