NFN Icehole Adventure #7 Ice Fishing Christmas Gills (Underwater Footage) Schooling Bluegill

NFN Icehole Adventure #7 Ice Fishing Christmas Gills (Underwater Footage) Schooling Bluegill

September 15, 2019 24 By Ronny Jaskolski


No fish Nick here, it is December 25th Christmas Day, so merry Christmas to everyone watching this hopefully everyone had a great day. I did and was with the family yesterday and the whole weekend so from Saturday Sunday, and and now today it’s Christmas Day. I’m out and have some time available. A couple hours. I’m checking on a brand new Lake. I’ve never been here But a friend of mine said years ago he used to get big blue gills here. So I I’m taking the opportunity to check it out. i’m looking at about 8 inches ice and I’m gonna do a series check Drill several holes in a line. I’m just using an unpainted tungsten jig today. Just marked a Perch down there and if he sticks around we’ll see if we can get him. This is uh, just a really small tungsten jig Trying to thread a spike on It didn’t work out so good turn into a mess. I was using the camera. I actually found some wood. There is some wood in here And I’m marking fish Down by bottom There’s a suspended fish I’m gonna go after that suspended fish. See if he wants to go after my jig. Here he comes Got him. This is a big fish. Cool Awesome. Oh Its a Largemouth Bass. Swallowed some ice on the way up. Cool a little large mouth. First fish on this new lake. Awesome!!! This is where we just saw those bluegills. Hopefully they’re still around? It’s the first blue gills I found on this lake And there’s bass down there that we’re marking to – that’s setting up the camera and I started marking a fish so Don’t have camera setup yet He went away, so I’ll send the camera down. I’ll have the hummingbird in while I’m doing a camera really speed things along because I can stop the camera right where? My jig is So I Just passed it But what I’m gonna do is I’m gonna get close to the bottom. I have a Fish checking my stuff out. Yes, we do I was playing with the camera and I caught a fish. he’s putting on a fight. Oh nice fight. Oh He’s in the camera cord. That’s why Hopefully it comes out Ah!! look at the jumbo perch holy smokes Oh, holy smokes Man look at that guy sweet!!! Keeping him. Hey look what it is eating Little crawdad a little crayfish Wow nice fish. Keeping him. Hey we get to try out I got something new to try out. We’re gonna try out. I got a fish live well alright, I want to tell you a story here I like to Gill fish but if you gill fish it puts blood on ice Other fishermen will see it and they’ll poach your spots. So I’m gonna put this down into the hole Okay Now this is a live well but I’m gonna use that as a dead well because I’m gonna gill them I’m gonna break his gills and put him in there And that way There’s no blood on ice and he’ll bleed out down there. Got one!!! got him on camera, looked like a crappie I have to mark this spot alright It’s a nice thing about that hummingbird. You find a good spot (mark it). Holy smokes. Look at that crappie Nice slab for a little lake. Wow !!! Sweet !!! Got caught in the camera cord again, but still cool seeing it on camera Awesome black crappie Definitely, uh Not as thick as the ones we’d get out in reservoirs, but that’s alright for a small lake this thing’s awesome. Okay, I’m setting up the Pack Shack Okay, there was just one on camera Let’s get our wax worm down there And go after our target species the Bluegill which I just saw on camera But I’m pretty happy with catching crappie and perch. Believe me Both of those are definitely on the menu Geez ! aggressive I’m on the left side of the screen. Real tight left. Hold on I’m gonna try to turn before I catch one these guys Wrong way Alright, now I’m ready What the hell, not interested anymore? here he comes huh! i don’t have enough wax room out there anymore Alright there’s a big wax worm on there now Yeah lets see what we can do. Look at that Gil he came right in he’s checking it out He’s pretty smart, that’s a pretty smart Gill. Boy !!! that is a good gill. oh man !!! That Gil he was he was definitely checking it out and Messing with it. Oh, look at that. All right, nice. Not a super monster but an eater. That is an eight incher or so Cool Christmas gilling With bonus perch. Oh Look on camera look at that one. I have to get this down there Okay, get this down there. My wax worm is a big mess but that’s right look at all the fish down there Believe me, I probably drilled 60 holes today. Trying to find fish and I finally found them. It’s almost dark New lake, it took a while, but I’m on them now. Oh Those fish are on it. Geez !!! Boy they’re pretty aggressive Oh another eater. Sweet. Boy that one shot up like a rocket Geez, I can’t even get it down there and they’re on it. Trying to get it down on (under water) camera and I can’t. There now I can be selective on which one I want. I’ll take that perch. Big perch. There’s bluegills and perch down there. With the camera i can be selective and try to target the good sized ones but boy they’re pretty aggressive. Holy smokes! I’m definitely on them Whoo, look at the one on the camera He’s checking it out That was pretty cool With that big head. They are aggressive right now. This is crazy How aggressive these guys are being Oh, these are all nice fish Holy cow look at that school and school of bluegills Holy smokers The mother load is below me. Look at that! I cant (get it down) this is crazy. I can barely get it down to the camera depth without a fish grabbing it. He’s into the camera cord, this guy’s get in everything Oops he got off in the hole, but that’s alright. I don’t think I’m having any problems catching fish tonight, holy smokes. I’m going to try and center out the camera Okay. Oh I can’t believe I made it down there The big school is gone… Here’s the new live well, for me it’s a dead well because I gilled them. It has a nice little zipper here. I can pull them up one at a time putting them in the bag My friends My friends down at Wind Rose North (outfitters) in Menominee, Michigan sold me this this fish well. works pretty good it was 20 bucks. But very handy I’m pleased with the purchase. Sweet Thanks. Alright, that’s gonna be it I’m out of daylight. I caught a nice mess of fish. plenty for a meal for me and the wife so Alright, that’s it for tonight. Merry Christmas NFN out… You