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Ice Fishing at Cabela’s: Dundee, MI

If Thanksgiving can be hijacked by Christmas, then by that standard it is never too early to start talking about ice fishing.  That being said, the Cabela’s ice fishing catalog came in today’s mail with all the new gear available … Continue reading

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The Versatile Jigging Rapala

Have used them through the ice, and have even used them on the lake in the spring, but until last week up on the Saginaw River, I have never used Rapala’s Jigging Raps in the fall on a river system! We fished … Continue reading

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Walleye Jig Colors: where do the ideas come from?

There are lots of color choices when it comes to painting jigs.  You can choose the tried and true, or you can step out and come up with something original on your own.  In my case I look at what … Continue reading

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New Gear from Clam Outdoors

Pulled back into the driveway right around 10:30 PM Saturday night after an 12 hour drive back from Rogers, Minnesota, the location of Clam Outdoors headquarters.  It was good to see old friends from the early ice tournament days that helped … Continue reading

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The Buck-Shot Perch Dropper Goes National…

…or worldwide even!  Northland Tackle liked my idea about combining the iconic ice fishing spoon, the Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, with their Dropper Hooks.  Liked so much that they wanted me to do an article for their blog section of the … Continue reading

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The Best Spinner Blade of the 2016 Walleye Season

The best producing spinner blade the 2016 season is….you have to wait for the background story. I work with some companies so I have their blades, I see a blade a like, so I get a dozen or so.  Then I … Continue reading

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The Search for Pure Gas, Non Ethanol Fuel for All Engines

Well it has started early this year, got my first email from an ice fisherman who needs carb parts for their old gas powered ice auger.  Lets face it, as long as they continue to allow and increase the amount of ethanol … Continue reading

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Getting an UV Overcoat

Does an UV finish catch you more fish, I honestly don’t know.  When it comes to my ice fishing jigs for bluegill and crappie, I have so many I can’t in all truthfulness keep track of which is which.  I have … Continue reading

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Planer Board 101: an introduction to the basics

I have a good fishing bud from North Dakota who wants to learn more about fishing with inline boards.  I was supposed to bring some boards to the NAFIC ice fishing championship and we would go over the basics, plus … Continue reading

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Going to Church on a Saturday, Church Tackle that is!

Ok its time for the annual Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi, Michigan,  and due to scheduling conflicts the last couple of years, this is my first time back in a while!  I love this show, it has everything a walleye … Continue reading

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