HOW TO BEAT THE COLD
Take care of your plugs and other artificials – Spring will be here before you know it.
Get out the whetstone and touch up those hooks, a few strokes will do it.
Inspect buck tails, repair, retie or replace as needed
Rinse your plugs in fresh water if you haven’t already done so.
Clean out the gunk in the tackle boxes.
Clean and lube reels, re-line as needed.
Check rod eyes for nicks or damaged eye wraps.
End the day by watching a fishing show or reading a good fishing book!