Author Archives: Mason

About Mason

Born off the Detroit River, raised in Ida and on Lake Erie. Anything fishing holds my interest from Walleye, Pike and Muskie to a 10 year run on the Ice Fishing Circuits around the MidWest.

Snapweights and Fall Trolling

Snapweights give walleye anglers an added tool in the tackle bag when it comes to going after the big fish that show up in the fall months prior to the winter freeze.  Big baits, small baits, rattling, suspending, all of … Continue reading

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Perchnado V: the sequel x5

What an incredible perch fishing season we have had on the Michigan side of Lake Erie this season.  Lines at Jeff’s Bait and Tackle (boats/trailers/trucks) are stretching back towards I-75 on the weekends. They are a pretty well oiled machine … Continue reading

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The Hottest Perch Rig on Erie…

….for me anyway, is a rig/concept I came up with a couple of years ago.  The standard perch rig, also known as a crappie rig, consists of two perch arms called lears with two snells attached at the end.  Since … Continue reading

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How to Fizz a Fish

How to Fizz a Walleye: Catch and Release Fish From Deep Water

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Perchnado 2017

So I sort of stole the title from the shark movies on that science fiction channel, but “Perchnado” sort of fits the bill after two days of fishing on Lake Erie where the perch were flying in the boat.  There … Continue reading

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Clam=Ice Fishing: New products for the 2017/18 Season/Shanties

I got a sneak peek of most of the new product back in August, but its time to go through the whole list on the website and see what “must haves” are out there for the upcoming ice fishing season. … Continue reading

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Detroit Beach Boat Club Perch Tourney: September 2, 2017

Its that time of the year again, it is the perch tournament at the Detroit Beach Boat Club, this Saturday!    Cost is $20.00 per person and the payout is 100 percent.  There is a big fish prize, and will … Continue reading

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Dropping the Bomb(s) on Fall Walleye

You’re going to ask me why am I talking about walleye on Lake Erie when the perch season is in full swing, and my snarky answer is going to be, “If you snooze, you lose.”.   In this case it … Continue reading

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Escanaba, MI to host TWF Walleye Tourney on July 30, 2017

The Walleye Federation (TWF) is having a one day tourney in Escanaba,  Michigan on July 30th…that’s this month folks.  Its a two person team tourney and the entry fee is $200+federation membership fee for the event.  You could qualify for … Continue reading

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Busting out the Weapons

Its perch fishing time out on Lake Erie, but its also one of those times where I like to break out an old friend, the Weapon Rig.  Sometimes referred to as a Mayfly Rig, this simple contraption is a walleye … Continue reading

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