While many anglers in the North are driving trucks, ATVs and snowmobiles on the ice in pursuit of northern pike, walleyes and panfish, those living in warmer regions of the United States never have to store their boats. That said, fishing open water during winter and early spring does require some knowledge when it comes to properly using an outboard.
Check out the video below from Bassmaster Elite angler Edwin Evers. He shares some valuable insight into what happens to an outboard when you turn the key on a cold morning or afternoon. (Be sure to turn up the volume or unmute the Facebook video for best viewing.)