Calvin Svihel is an avid fisherman and former ice-guide with an absolute passion for ice fishing. Growing up in Central Minnesota, Calvin has chased about every species that swims those waters for more than 3 decades. From Canadian Shield walleyes to southern Iowa bluegills, Calvin has determination in finding big fish under frozen Midwest lakes and rivers. A highly-respected pro-staff member of In-Depth Outdoors, and now Otter Outdoors, Calvin‘s greatest thrill is sharing his passion of ice fishing whether it‘s thru writing articles or Television on Fox Sports North with In-Depth Outdoors.
The leaves have turned, the first frost has passed, and ice begins to form on your favorite lake. You are prepared for this moment. You have spent countless hours prepping, organizing and re-organizing your gear. You took the time to get your auger running properly. The battery is charged on your sonar unit. Your hooks … Read more