Monthly Archives: February 2013

New Walleye Product for 2013, the TX-007 Stern Planer from Church Tackle

    Got my new TX-007’s, the new stern planer from Church Tackle, recently via UPS. This addition to the Church line-up of planer boards is sure to be the next “BIG THING” in any angler’s arsenal when it comes … Continue reading

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Walleye Tip #1: Lake Erie Jigging Rod Set-Ups

I have been SWAMPED lately, so in order to get some useful information passed along, thought a series of tips that I could write out quickly might be the ticket.  So here goes…. Walleye Tip #1:  Lake Erie Jigging Rod … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Lake Erie Hair Jigs

I have been planning this article for several months now, and truthfully with the reaction I have had on Facebook with some of the pictures I leaked out last Friday, I had second thoughts. People are already asking me if … Continue reading

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Spring Appearance Schedule: it’s like finding Waldo

It is just about springtime in the great state of Michigan, which means I will be making appearances at some of our favorite outdoor stores.  WHILE trying to gear up for the spring walleye bite on Lake Erie.  It’s a … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Ice Jigs, Other Tackle, Rust Free

There is nothing worse than starting a new season with a bunch of rusty hooks on your ice Jigs and spoons because at the end of the last season you put them away wet. Face it, per size, they cost … Continue reading

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Tip for Pre-Rigged Crawler Harnesses

For those of you who use the quick change clevesis, this is a great tip for pre-rigging your spinner rigs.   http://joeokada.com/2011/05/my-mono-harness-system/

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Free Walleye Fishing Seminars Coming to Monroe @ the Detroit Beach Boat Club

Want to learn more about walleye fishing, then jump on this free chance to soak up some knowledge from Captain Paul Doute at Monroe’s own, Detroit Beach Boat Club, three classes for three hours each night.  You can gather a … Continue reading

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MI-OH Sportfishing Show Day 1 Review!

    Day one is all you get, because this guy is going ice fishing tomorrow on Devils Lake!   All you want to jig and fish Lake Erie, and troll the lake is there for the happening at the … Continue reading

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Sportfishing Expo at the Monroe County Fairgrounds This Weekend!

http://monroecountyfair.com/mich-ohio-sportfishing-expo http://www.huronvalleysc.org/mich-ohio-expo/event-information/   One of my favorite shows of the year is this weekend!  The MI-OH Sportfishing Expo is going to be held again at the Monroe County Fairground’s MB&T Expo Center on M-50 (South Custer Rd) just west of … Continue reading

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Michigan Ice Open: A Great Tourney Experience

  Just got back after spending five great days in Ludington, pre-fishing and fishing the Michigan Ice Open on Hamlin Lake.  The conditions were, well to quote the commercial ad campaign the state uses, “Pure Michigan”.  Arrived Wednesday afternoon and … Continue reading

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