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Tell Tale Fisherman - John Woodson 28th August 2017
019 – On Thin Ice with Captain Lonney Goman
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019 – On Thin Ice with Captain Lonney Goman

The Iceman cometh, on his ice barge …

Guest Profile

Capt. Lonney Goman of Green Bay Trophy Fishing knows the Great Lakes water inside out and, and even frozen. Not only does he run open water fishing trips during the summer, he hauls a small city’s worth of gear out onto the ice during the winter time for some epic walleye, pike, and whitefish action. But sometimes it’s not the fishing that’s the wildest part of the adventure, it’s the trip home …

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Fishing experience

Lonney is a Wisconsin native who has fished it’s diverse freshwater fishery since he was young. He knows his water, from shallow water walleyes to deep water salmon, and everything in between. Lonney loves to catch fish any which way, but he may have a little bit of polar bear in him because he especially loves ice fishing. In this episode, we talk about both the open water and ice fishing that Lonney does, as well as some of the interesting challenges you can encounter when your office is a giant frozen lake.

fishing podcast, fisherman, angler, inshore, offshore, saltwater, freshwater, ocean, lake, pond, stream, river, lagoon, flyfishing, Green Bay, ice fishing, walleye, northern pike

Captain Lonney Goman with a monster ice pike (upper left); pictures from the precarious ice barge discussed in this episode (upper right and bottom left); and a bunch of happy (and well fed) ice fishing clients (lower right)


This episode takes place on Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Catch of the Day

Pike and Walleye

This episode is about open water and ice fishing for the beasts of Green Bay. Plus a very interesting ride home after ice fishing.

Gear Used

Rapala Jigging Rap – http://amzn.to/2vgDCen

Rapala Ripping Rap – http://amzn.to/2wAQXha

Bassday Sugar Minnow – http://amzn.to/2vB2M2w

About TTF Podcast

The Tell Tale Fisherman™ podcast is the place for all avid anglers (not just guides and tournament professionals) to share their fishing story of a lifetime and become fishing legends. Fresh water or salt water, middle of the ocean or middle of a stream, on this fishing podcast we are on a quest to catch the most EPIC fishing adventures from around the world—to inspire yours!

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