Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day Weekend Report

Just a quick note or two before heading out to clean yesterday’s catch.  The fish are there, you just need to work for them once you get on top of a school.  Hit the lake around 11 am on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day Weeekend, now get to fishing

Hope everyone has a great Memorial Day Weekend while remember those who gave so much for our freedoms that we enjoy today. If you are heading out on the water, it looks to be a great weekend for walleye fishing. … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report: May 27, 2010

The holiday weekend should be filled with good fishing. The bite has been good for crappie and bass and bluegills are on the beds. This coming Saturday May 29th is the opening day of bass season on the Great Lakes … Continue reading

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Whiptail Blade Applications

Two of my favorite blades while targeting walleyes that are suspended over deep water are willow blades and what is referred to as the “whiptail” blade. The one above is a brown goby pattern that took a lot of fish … Continue reading

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They’re Back, yummy strawberries

and the berry eating robins as well it seems.

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Drowning some Crawlers in the Hills

Spent a relaxing afternoon with a buddy and his son yesterday fishing in the Irish Hills.  We were after bluegills, but it was really just nice to get out of the big lake frame of mind and just go fishing. … Continue reading

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A Preview of the Weekend on Erie

Pulled a quick trip last night and headed out to the Pointe after loading up at Jeff’s.  Hit 22 fow and started to troll NE towards deeper water.  Water temps are up this year and the fish are starting to … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report: May 20, 2010

The walleye opener in the Upper Peninsula was off to a slow start. Catch rates should improve as the weather warms. Anglers are reminded to use caution when heading out to fish. Water temperatures are still cold and hypothermia will … Continue reading

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Always Check Your Hooks!

By now quite a few of  you know I recycle all the parts for my crawler harnesses and make them again, and again, and again if I can.  The “if I can” part really depends on a number of things.  … Continue reading

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Relay for Life Tourney Report

Saturday morning started off pretty well, hit Jeff’s for a fresh 100 count and launched out of Sterling for the Lori C. Alston 4th Annual Memorial Tournament benefitting the Monroe area Relay for Life.  Got to the first dock at … Continue reading

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