I just found this site! Great help, to a new ice fisherman. My story is just like everyone else who fished last saturday,iced6 bows, 1 small pike. broke off two(i now know to remove the vexilar when trying to bring through the hole!!fished 24' of water, putting small white tube jigs at 16 or so, i was just west of stohl mt. on the north side of the lake..look forward to more stories and help...11 mile can make you want to sell your gear sometimes!!