Ice Fishing with Zach Merchant

Zach Merchant is part of a group of Garden State fishermen who spend two or three months each winter trekking out with sleds full of equipment and supplies across frozen bodies of water to take advantage of the chance to go ice fishing.

Full article at nj.com Special thanks to reporter Michael Warren for reaching out to us to get this interview and article done!

The serious, dedicated angler believes that fishing season doesn’t end when lakes and ponds freeze over. For guys like 25 year old Zach Merchant, it’s just beginning. Merchant and some friends spend a a day on Round Valley Reservoir and Furnace Lake catching bass, pickerel and perch. (Video by Andre Malok | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)

Zach Merchant with a nice size Tiger Muskie caught through the ice in a Northern NJ lake, January 2018

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