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Visions of plum gizmos dancing in their heads


In a sense, every day of good ice is Christmas for ice anglers. Especially if the fishing is good.

And then there's the endless window-shopping opportunities - the new toys, gadgets and gizmos to try on the ice.

Yes, 'tis the season.

What follows isn't so much a Christmas shopping list as it is a mini rundown of new and improved toys that can make the ice-fishing experience even more enjoyable.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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