ICE FISHING TRIPS
What is considered a full day on the ice?
6:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Groups providing their own gear can stay out as long as they want. (Guides have to leave the ice at 4:00 p.m.)
What gear is provided?
Rods/Reels, tent, heaters and propane, flashers, Panoptix live scope, Chairs, Tackle, Bait (with premium and VIP package only)
Can I mix and match packages during my trip?
Yes, customers are welcome to customize their trip by mixing packages and/or add-ons.
What kind of clothing should I bring?
The lake Winnipeg region can reach lows of minus 50 degrees.. layering and warm clothing is highly recommended including proper footwear.
A solid winter boot rated to -50 is encouraged-double up on wool socks.
LAYERS- a good base/turtle neck followed by 1-2 sweaters underneath your jacket is highly recommended. Manitoba weather can change in an instant. Layers provide comfort and warmth depending on your preferences.
· Ski pants/Bibs
· A warm winter jacket
· A few pairs of mitts/gloves
· Neck warmer, toque, scarf
Manitoba weather can change in an instant. We often have very humid cold days. Snow, hail and rain can all occur in one trip. When venturing out onto Lake Winnipeg AKA BIG WINDY-you can expect some extreme wind chill days. Wind can gust over 35km for 3 days straight.
Is Bait included?
Bait is included in both Premium and VIP package. Provided by our store both live and frozen are available.
What kind of tackle should I bring?
Walleye/Pickerel-Jigs (white and pink are most popular with a stinger hook) spoons and rattle baits also work well. Most anglers have an active rod and a dead stick.
Northern Pike/Jackfish-Rattle baits and tip ups with quick strike rigs are popular.
Perch-smaller assortment of jigs and spoons.
Harvester Outdoors is equipped to sell tackle for all common species on Lake Winnipeg.