Monthly Archives: June 2015

New from Church Tackle for 2015

A couple of years ago when Church Tackle came out with the TX-007 Stern Planer, I started thinking about what it might be like to fish smaller sizes in the Upper Peninsula’s inland lakes.  Pike, crappie and even bass fishing … Continue reading

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The Willow Blade

After the Colorado blade, the willow blade just might give the Indiana blade a run for its money when it comes to 2nd place amongst all walleye spinner blades.  During the early part of the 21st century, as far as I … Continue reading

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Fishing Out of Brest Bay: 6/16/2015

June on Lake Erie, the month for putting eaters in the freezer!  The trend over the years continued on Tuesday as we got our 12 keeper sized walleye, all ranging from 16 to 22 inches.  The future also looks bright … Continue reading

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Crawler Harness Basics: making your own

You need five things, or in my case, six things in order to tie your own crawler harnesses. (1) hooks (2) 6 mm beads (3) size 5 or 6 Colorado blades and (4) #2 clevis, (5) 20 lb mono or fluorocarbon), these … Continue reading

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Old School Tournament Scale

Recently I was talking to a young angler who fishes bass tourneys on Lake St. Clair.  He was fairly certain that forgetting his electric scale cost him in a tournament this year.  I asked him, why didn’t you break out … Continue reading

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Cranking with a Little Weight

The Hot n Tot and Wiggle Wart are two of my favorite classic Lake Erie walleye programs to run. As the water gets warmer, and the walleye transition out to deeper waters, that equates to a lot of line going out … Continue reading

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