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uper-sensitive, high-visibility rod-tips are an assistive technology for anglers to visually detect strikes. From top to bottom, the Micro-Bite tip, Jason Mitchell Meatstick tip, and standard light-action tip. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Here’s a TIP to catch more fish

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By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise - In the past, consideration for the material, color or flexibility of a rod tip, specifically in the ice fishing realm, wasn’t really a thought.

Some anglers still don’t think about it. Rod tip? We poke the nail-head of our wooden dowel-style pole into the ice and wait until the braided line tightens up as a crappie pulls the bobber under.

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