Monthly Archives: August 2009

Smart things to do when you go…

….on vacation! First off make a list of everything you want to do.  Then make a list of all the fishing equipment you want to take to accomplish this goal.  Check the darn thing twice, nothing worse than getting all … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report for August 20th

Salmon and lake trout fishing continues to be good when anglers can get out. Light numbers of salmon have started to move into some rivers however the big spawning run is still a few weeks away. Warmer weather improved walleye … Continue reading

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The Great Thing(s) about Birthdays

Woke up this morning to rain coming down, so it did not take much to convince myself to scrap any fishing plans this morning and grab a couple of extra Z’s.  Course once you are up, there are times when … Continue reading

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Closing the Book on Walleye Slam 2009

The chairs and tables are put up and I can say that the 2009 version of my annual clean out the freezer party was a success.  After cooking 10 lbs of chicken breasts sliced into tenders, 4 qts of perch … Continue reading

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More Tournies in Monroe Needed

Its crazy that there are not more fishing tournaments held in the Monroe area, considering  it is located on one of the nation’s best walleye and perch fisheries. Last year Matthews Bait and Tackle had one, it was a great … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report for August 13th

Heavy winds and storms have kept many anglers off the water. Pier fishing action has been slow. Fishing will improve with better weather conditions.   Southeast Lower Peninsula Lake Erie – Fishing has slowed this week due to high winds … Continue reading

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FLW Walleye Tour on VS: August 13th and 16th

I knew there was finally going to be a walleye tourney on television this weekend, so I wanted to check to make sure I had my times right.  Really glad I did, because either the first part or the first … Continue reading

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What goes good with a fish fry…

Horseshoes of course!  Finally got around to putting my temporary pits in yesterday.  I would pick the two hottest, most humid days of the year to do it, but like I told everyone who said wait for a couple of … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Walleye Report for August 10th

With all the rain on Saturday, then spending the day digging out horseshoe pits,  my fishing over the weekend just didn’t happen the way I wanted it too.  Took a good look over the perch and walleye reports that came … Continue reading

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Weight Forwards: Drifting for Walleye Pt:2

Well I was right yesterday, a topic on drifting really is too much information to try and plug all  into one post.  Today will be tackle an old Lake Erie Favorite, the weight forward spinner.  More commonly known as an … Continue reading

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