Ice anglers are trying to make the best of late, good ice conditions before everything starts to thaw in southern Ontario. Panfish like Bluegill, Crappie and even Perch will start moving towards shallower areas as we get milder weather. Caution has to be supersized especially going from shore onto the main ice since that shoreline ice will start to melt first as the ground warms up. This is the time to walk out to your spot and also watch for dangerous ice from pressure cracks and even old holes that have not freezed-up and have gotten bigger.
Ed Dolstra continues to catch nice eating size Crappie and Perch just using a small hook and live minnow in 5-7′ of water.