Colorado Ice Fishing – From Tournaments to Lake Trout

Video tips and tactics that will help you develop a plan to safely head out on the ice and fish for everything from bass to walleye.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife joins Nate Zalinsky from Tightline Outdoors to talk about ice fishing in Colorado. Learn basic ice fishing safety, current ice conditions, and tips that will have you catching fish through the ice this winter. Nate and Bryan cover the basics for novice ice anglers and share tips for advanced anglers who are targeting specific species – walleye, lake trout, bass and more.

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Bryan Posthumus is the Statewide Hunter Outreach Coordinator for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Nate Zelinsky is a professional Walleye Angler and all species guide based in Colorado and has guided and tournament fished all across the country. Nate is on his 19th year as owner of Tightline Outdoors Colorado’s Premier outlet for multi-species guiding, tournaments, TV, Digital Content, TV, Radio, and Writing! Some of these experiences can be seen on In-Fisherman, Jarrett Edwards Outdoors, Denver’s 7News, 9News,  and WFN. You can also listen to Nate on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. on The Fan Outdoors with Terry Wickstrom. Nate’s daily goal is to educate anglers to create success every time they go on the water. More on Nate can be found at

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