Ice fishing for burbot (eelpout) in central Minnesota

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Feb 28, 2023 at 9:29 PM
Posted by Vollmer
We're still a little early for what would be considered “prime time,” but burbot (aka eelpout) are already showing up and biting around central MN. The fight is incredible, they’re so ugly they’re pretty (I can relate), and the bite will only get better from here on out! It’s time to get out ice fishing for some burbot!

Drop a comment below and let me know what you think. 👊 Thx SO much for watching!

- Brett McComas

GEAR USED IN THIS VIDEO:

‣ Tuned Up Custom Rods 38" Vulcan:
https://tunedupcustomrods.com/collections/in-stock-predator/products/vulcan

‣ Striker Renegade Pullover:
https://strikerbrands.com/products/renegade-pullover-black

‣ 8” StrikeMaster Lithium 40v Lite:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/GjL3JV

‣ Amped Outdoors lithium batteries:
https://ampedoutdoors.com/collections/lifepo4-battery
This is my 4th year running their 30Ah Wide in my LiveScope bundle (both open water and ice) and the thing is a beast!

‣ Garmin GPSMAP 8610:
https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/pn/010-02091-50

‣ FIN GEAR Ice Live Scan Pole:
https://www.fingear.com/collections/featured-products/products/ice-live-scan-pole

‣ FIN GEAR Tech Shuttle:
https://www.fingear.com/collections/featured-products/products/fin-gear-tech-shuttle

‣ 10-lb Sufix Advance Mono (main line):
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/Aoqo3N

‣ 12-lb Sufix Advance Fluoro (leader):
https://www.rapala.com/sufix/leaders/advance-fluorocarbon-leader/advance-fluorocarbon-leader/Advance+Fluorocarbon+Leader.html?brandname=sufix

‣ #0 VMC Crankbait Snap:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/3PBPGA

‣ #10 VMC Rolling Swivel:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/NK5KrN

‣ 3/4-oz Luhr Jensen Crippled Herring:
https://www.rapala.com/luhr-jensen/lures/spoons/crippled-herring-/Crippled+Herring.html
That I had 1) doused in more glow paint, 2) added a brass rattle chamber to the back, and 3) upgraded to a big #3 VMC Hybrid Treble for loading up with bait. 👊 Always tweaking to try and make a better mousetrap as Jeremy Smith would say.

‣ #3 VMC Hybrid Treble:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/6bBbob

‣ #6 Rapala Rippin' Rap:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/o77am

‣ #4 VMC Barbarian Treble Hook:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/2rGrMa

‣ Striker Antifrz Hat:
https://strikerbrands.com/collections/mens-headwear/products/antifrz-hat-camo

‣ Striker Ice Apex Bibs:
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/KeVr2A

‣ Striker Apex Gloves:
https://strikerbrands.com/products/apex-glove

‣ Okuma Ceymar HD (CHD-3000A):
https://fishusa.rv5k.net/dom137

Music by Epidemic Sound:
http://www.epidemicsound.com
Byrd (Instrumental Version)

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