Ice-fishing zander in winter is not a very well-known form of fishing in the lake
district. Nevertheless, ice-fishing may yield quite good catches in good zander waters.
The best time starts when the ice begins to clear of snow in March or April.
zander lie deep. It is therefore advisable to drill holes in the ice above steep banks.
The appropriate fishing depth is 1317 metres for open lake areas and 712
metres for more shallow bay areas. However, the best catching depth always depends on the
Also in the wintertime, zander can be caught at the bottom with floating
vertical jigging lures and balanced sinking lures. As bait you can use a perch eye. Zander
usually bite immediately, so its no use lingering over the same hole for too long.
The basic jigging technique that works both in summer and winter means quite frequent,
peaceful and long attract draws.