Monthly Archives: April 2014

Speed is the Key…employing drift/trolling bags

Whether you are drifting hair jigs and blade baits in the spring, or trolling cranks, spoons and harnesses, boat speed is a crucial element in having a successful trip. Sure you can have a trolling motor employed, but on days when the … Continue reading

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Metallic Erie Whistler Hair Jigs

I was waiting until I picked up the right material to complete my series of “Erie” Northland Tackle Whistlers, and the job is complete…finally. Last week I went to Jann’s Netcraft in Ohio, just down the road off US-23.  Will admit, … Continue reading

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Creating the Erie Whistler and Thumper Jigs

Welcome to the creative mind that is me. I love to take existing ideas and making them better, or at least adapt them to walleye fishing. I played with Alabama Rigs a couple of years ago, that same year I … Continue reading

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Time to Get into the Spring of Things: Big Eye Spring Baits

Tis that time of the year, despite the snow and ice hanging on by a thread under the pine trees, it is time to gear up for spring walleye fishing on the Great Lakes. I have hauled the shanties upstairs … Continue reading

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