Monthly Archives: April 2010

4th Annual Lori C. Alston Memorial Tourney: May 15th

http://fishingforacuremonroe.webs.com/ follow the link for more information on entries and tourney details. The tournament is in honor of Lori Alston who passed away from lung cancer four years ago. The boat club is on the channel that leads to the … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Report: 4/29/10

Walleye and pike fishing were fair to good and should only get better. Crappie fishing slowed however the bluegill bite has started to pick up and the catfish are active.  Southeast Lower Peninsula Lake Erie – Strong east winds caused … Continue reading

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Walleye Spinner Rigs: where to get components

This came in an email two days ago, and I have been swamped tying rigs for one of the local bait shops, so sorry for just responding to this one. Question was, where can I get the components needed to … Continue reading

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New Moose Pics from the Upper Peninsula

just got these new pics in from my uncle and aunt from in front of their dock in the Upper Peninsula.

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Walleye Spinner Blades: Colorado’s, Willows and more

Lately I have been getting a lot of messages and emails about where I get my spinner blades for making my crawler harnesses.  Specially after posting this pic when I had half my meat rigs completed. The smart alec answer … Continue reading

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Monroe Area Needs More Tournaments

Getting ready for a local UAW tourney tomorrow up at the metropark, and an old burr came up under the saddle again.  The Monroe area businesses need to step up and start having some walleye tournaments during the spring and … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report: 4.22.10

This coming Saturday, April 24th marks the opening day of trout season on the Type 1 and Type 2 streams as well as the walleye, northern pike and muskellunge opener on the Lower Peninsula inland waters. The “Catch & Immediate … Continue reading

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Walleye Spinner Rigs : one more type of blade

Yesterday I forgot to mention a type of blade that really has a unique time and place for an application. Mack’s Lures Smile Blades These are a lightweight blade that will turn with the slightest bit of resistance. Perfect for … Continue reading

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Crawler Harness Basics: rigging and using

Between snelling and rigging beads and blades on 300 hundred crawler harnesses,  my thumb and index finger are still throbbing this morning.  Its a good feeling though and will be ready for a local tourney this weekend.  Since it is … Continue reading

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Maumee River Walleye Report: 4/19

  MAUMEE RIVER   WATER CONDITIONS Temp: 54 °F Level:   The river is near down to the 579′ elevation.  Anglers can wade over to Bluegrass Island. The water is fairly clear. Fishing Effort: moderate   FISH BEING CAUGHT   With the cold front that moved … Continue reading

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