Category Archives: Detroit River

Rattlin’ Hair Jigs? YES PLEASE

Yesterday I was doing a podcast for the Mike Avery’s Outdoor Magazine for Lure Lipstick live from Jeff’s Bait and Tackle by Sterling State Park.  After we taped everything, I started talking to the owner Eric about an idea I … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for the Detroit River: Handlining Tip

Handlining a river system is a learned skill, but it can be done with a small amount of practice to get the basics down pat. Handlining without a reel, that makes things a little more difficult.   One way to … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for the Detroit River: Jigs and Plastics

All my 3/4 and 1 oz jigs have been poured, powder painted and cured.  There are still some colors that are unique to my arsenal, so there are times when I will still break out the roundballs, even during tourneys.  … Continue reading

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How to lose ZERO jigs in the Detroit River

I take this…. …and put it on this! Somebody was asking this morning on one of the walleye group pages on Facebook, just how many jigs people typically lose in a day while fishing the Detroit River.  My answer was … Continue reading

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The Planer Board Caddy from Traxstech

After all my spring tourneys, it’s finally time to get back to Lake Erie and catch some walleye for no other reason than the love of fishing.  Which means I installed my latest piece of equipment on the boat, the … Continue reading

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Michigan Walleye Tour: Detroit River/Lake Erie

First the captains meeting Friday night, and then that 4 am wake up Saturday morning and off to the Lake Erie Metro Park for the launch of the Michigan Walleye Tour’s second stop of the season. Although this time of the … Continue reading

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