Monthly Archives: October 2011

J and S Custom Lures: Hot Plastics on the Ice

    Recently I had the opportunity to talk with Jeremy Lustila of J and S Custom Jigs.  What originally was supposed to be a quick Q&A phone interview quickly turned into a lengthy conversation on products, ice fishing and … Continue reading

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Frank’s Great Outdoors Reef Runner Sale

    Frank’s Great Outdoors is having a  sale on one of my favorite walleye baits for trolling, Reef Runners.  All sizes will be $4.99 while supplies last, and that includes custom colors!  Ripshads in the 200 and 400 sizes,  … Continue reading

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Walleye Fishing Picking Up On The Bay

While the last few months have been dedicated to filling the freezer up with perch, its now time to return focus to Lake Erie’s most prized  species.  Walleye fishing is starting to pick up, and from now until ice prevents … Continue reading

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Frank’s Great Outdoor’s Seminar: Nov. 3, 2011

  Will be doing a seminar at Frank’s Great Outdoor’s on November 3rd, which is just two weeks away from today.  The seminar’s start at 5pm and will last three hours.  With myself,  Mike Boedeker from Shappell will be there, … Continue reading

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How to Fish Northland’s Bucktail Jig (video)

Watch Brian (Bro) Brosdahl’s video on

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Line Choices for Fall Trolling

Since I mentioned that it was time to switch up the line on your reels while prepping for 3rd Season, it is time to dive and get into the needs and wants to make it a good  time for catching … Continue reading

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Prepping for the Fall Trolling Season

As I called it earlier, time to get ready for Lake Erie’s 3rd Season.  Time to re-spool the reels with fresh mono and check your rods for any nicks in the eyes that might cut the line at the most … Continue reading

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Fishing is a Disease, this picture proves it!!!!!

It is plain to see that I, and others truly do suffer from…….

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Dry Brine for Smoking Salmon

Year after year, this is one of the more popular posts during this time of year because about now all the salmon fisherman will have a freezer or two full of salmon.  Smoking salmon is an excellent way not only … Continue reading

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Northland’s “Hard Rock” Mooska UV Tungsten Jig

  Got in my first supply of the new tungsten jigs from Northland this week, and must say….I like!!!  The hooks are nice and sharp, paint and glitter finish is sweet, no paint in the eyes to bust out and … Continue reading

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