Crappies, bullheads will soon start biting

By Bill Bartusek

Believe it or not, I was actually tired of ice fishing.

I wasn't sure when things would change until the rains came. The hard rains quickly melted the snow and now have really done a job on lake ice. So there we are, not far from ice out conditions. For me, I'm ready for open water. It's time to put the Auger away and start thinking about bringing the boat out of storage.

Before we do there are a couple of options to explore.

One is the yearly Crappie bite.

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