Category Archives: Fishing Websites/Stores

Fishing Michigan Makes the Paper….Kinda

Well I was in the paper Sunday and Monday…kinda.  Actually I was in the Cabela’s advertisement that was included in the delivery.  This Saturday and Sunday I will be in the store’s fishing department, particularly in the ice fishing section.  … Continue reading

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Day 2, Week 1…Ice Fishing @ Cabela’s in Dundee

All packed up and ready to get back at the ice fishing display area at Cabela’s in Dundee.  Had lots of questions yesterday on a wide range of ice related items including  Vexilar flashers, Clam shanties and Jiffy augers.  Some … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving, Go Corn Free on your Phone!

A couple of years I located a website with a listing of gas stations in Michigan/the country, that offered ethanol free gasoline.  It was a nice resource to have, not only for your boat’s outboards, or inboards for that matter, but … Continue reading

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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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