Monthly Archives: March 2007

On the Hunt for the Water Wolf

Prime northern pike hunting starts in the spring,  known as the “water wolf” for its endless appetite, they are also referred to as “gators”, because they will snap at anything!  Nothing is off the table when pike are feeding,  and I’ve been … Continue reading

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How to build Your Own Meat Rigs

The meat rig,  more commonly known as the crawler harness, it is one of the most effective baits available for catching walleye.  You can spend anywhere from two dollars, or as high as four dollars to add one of these rigs … Continue reading

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The Best Walleye Lure Ever?

A few years ago, I purchased a video from In-Fisherman that claimed that the jig was the greatest walleye lure ever.  Since then I have come to the conclusion that they might be right when it comes to the lakes … Continue reading

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Saturday at Cabela’s

Cabela’s was bustling on Saturday as they kicked off the begining of their “Spring Expo”.  Most of the traffic came through the fishing, marine and hunting departments.  As busy as I was, working in the fishing rod section for one … Continue reading

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Putting New Line on Your Reels

With the weather hitting the 70′ mark yesterday,  I started thinking about what kind of line I will be putting on the reels this year.  The reels will be spooled up to match the target species of fish, and the … Continue reading

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Cabela’s Spring Expo

For the next two weekends, starting on Saturday the 17th,  Cabela’s in Dundee will be holding their Spring Expo.  There will be seminars, drawings, and sales for the spring outdoor enthusiast.  Although the focus of the event will be geared … Continue reading

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Your Hunting and Fishing Licenses for 2007

Now is the time to get your fishing and hunting licenses for this year.  There has been a lot of talk, townhall meetings and newspaper articles regarding increased fees for the ’07 season.  As of right now, all the fees … Continue reading

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Getting geared up for the 2007 Fishing Season

Ok, ignore for the moment one of the best late ice seasons in recent memory.  Its almost time to start hitting the open water for your favorite gamefish.  Rather than wait until the ice is unfishable, turn your attention to … Continue reading

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Best Time to Gear Up for Ice Fishing?

Answer is…  right now. While the ice season is still fresh in your minds, now is the perfect time to start gettting your gear for the next season.  It can be odds and ends, or essential (big purchase) items.  Start … Continue reading

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Fishable Ice

To start with, I would like to thank the Monroe Evening News for the opportunity to come aboard and contribute to community.  This is my first post and will be somewhat shorter than most because I have to travel to the … Continue reading

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