Category Archives: Fishing Websites/Stores

New Baits From Big Eye Custom Lures…

…just in time for the fall bite!  We busted out the gear Saturday and went walleye fishing out of Brest Bay here in Monroe.  Both fish came on custom painted baits from Big Eye Custom Lures out of Green Bay, … Continue reading

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Breaking down the Gear for Erie’s 3rd Walleye Season: Cranks and Boards

Like I mentioned the other day, it is just about time to put the perch gear away and get back to catching some walleye.  Not just any walleye, but the big gals who are heading towards their winter feeding grounds … Continue reading

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The 2014 Perch Season Has Started…..

….for me at least!  I got out yesterday and put 52 perch into the CatchCounter!  We actually could have caught more, but ran out of shiners!  Will say this though, the crawlers I brought in case we limited out early … Continue reading

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Mister Twister Top Props, only $3 each

Mister Twister Top Props:  Only 3 bucks each!     Recently I took a trip to the cabin in the Upper Peninsula and wanted some more Top Props, my favorite pike and muskie top water bait.  I Googled for days, … 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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Walleye Trolling Weights

One of the guys asked me this morning about where the fish are and what program am I running this time of the year as the fish go deeper with the rising water temps.  I gave a brief idea where … Continue reading

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Walleye Harness Blade Basics: what do you need in your arsenal to get the job done

Some of the most popular “vintage” posts are about walleye blades; shapes, sizes and colors.  All these things are important when buying blades and building your own walleye catching rigs.  For this article let us take an approach for the first … Continue reading

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Taking the Jet(s) Down to the Walleye

Are you fishing spoons or crawler harnesses? Doesn’t really matter because there is a diver on the market that works with both.  The Luhr Jensen Jet Diver is in my book the best all around way to get your fave … Continue reading

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With the Waters Warming, It’s Snelling Time

Actually it is way past the snelling of the new crawler harnesses, but with a great winter behind us and the ice fishing season ending later this year, everything got pushed back.  Too far back for my own comfort level, … Continue reading

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Speed is the Key…employing drift/trolling bags

Whether you are drifting hair jigs and blade baits in the spring, or trolling cranks, spoons and harnesses, boat speed is a crucial element in having a successful trip. Sure you can have a trolling motor employed, but on days when the … Continue reading

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