Ice out you can find yourself along with many others catching them in the gap of the souix and the lake. usually do pretty well up there in the late fall. Fireball jigs and minnow seem to be the best late and early.
People who fish for food, and sport be damned, are called pot-fishermen. The more expert ones are called crack pot-fishermen. All other fishermen are called crackpot fishermen. This is confusing. ~ Ed Zern, 1947