Monthly Archives: July 2014

When it comes to Perch Fishing, you have to try GLOW BEADS

  “Shhhh…..its a secret”…..is perhaps the one sure-fire way to spread the word, and when it comes to perch fishing, you have to try glow beads. Of all the panfish out there, perch, at least in my experience seem to … Continue reading

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Perch Fishing Basics, and a Few Tips for 2014

  The perch fishing on Lake Erie has started, but not into full swing just yet.  If you haven’t organized your gear yet, or even if you are just starting out, here are some basics you will need, and a … Continue reading

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Walleye are still Banging the Boards Back

While the perch anglers are starting to congregate between Stoney Pointe and the River Raisin channel buoys, there are still lots of walleye in Michigan waters.  Saturday marked the second weeks where it took three passes to get our two-man … Continue reading

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Big Walleye Spinner Blades require a big CLEVIS

So far this year I am shooting a solid 50% on new things to try for putting more walleye in the boat.  Although my idea for using a keel weight to get my cranks down deeper with less line behind … Continue reading

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The New BigMouth CatchCounter: counting perch, bluegills, crappie and more

  Like many walleye anglers around the Great Lakes when late July and August roll around my attention turns towards those tasty yellow bellied treats known as Perch!  Even fisherman who do not put their boats in for chasing walleye … Continue reading

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3 Passes=12 Lake Erie Walleye

Had a really nice morning yesterday on the Michigan side of Lake Erie, we made three passes on a Northeast track and collected our 12 walleye, going 12 for 13.   We had several doubles with two eyes on at the … Continue reading

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Matching Harnesses Blades to the Shiner Bite

  Now that the bug hatch has just about wrapped up, though its true  you might see a few more mayflies rise to the lake’s surface,  the Lake Erie walleye bite is shifting towards an shiner bite.  And if you … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the 2014 Perch Season on Lake Erie

This is going to be one of many perch articles for this year’s season. To start with, or to kick-off the season, I am going to create a checklist of items that can help you get ready for a successful … Continue reading

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