Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Great Lake Walleye Spinner Blades: Which, Where and Why

There has been much discussion lately about the types of spinner blades to use while making, and/or using crawler harnesses to catch walleye.  I am seeing posts on Facebook and starting to get emails asking very direct questions on the … Continue reading

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The TX-007: The Rattlin’ Planer Board

  The TX-007 Stern Planer Board from Church Tackle, radicalized the way walleye anglers attack walleye through the water column. Instead of ignoring 1/3 rd of your track through the water, the -007 lets you target the fish that you actually … 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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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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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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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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New Walleye Product for 2013, the TX-007 Stern Planer from Church Tackle

    Got my new TX-007’s, the new stern planer from Church Tackle, recently via UPS. This addition to the Church line-up of planer boards is sure to be the next “BIG THING” in any angler’s arsenal when it comes … Continue reading

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Church Tackle’s New Stern Planer, the TX-007

This time of the year I know I should be getting geeked about ice fishing,  and I am, but Church Tackle has something new out that needs to be shared now.  Call it a sneak peak, as it was just announced … Continue reading

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Lake Erie’s Crankbait Seasons: Tips and Techniques

Its springtime on Lake Erie, and if you aren’t jigging, you must be trolling crankbaits.  I took a break last night from tying crawler harnesses to break out the camera and take some pictures of my favorite cranks, as well … Continue reading

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MI-OH Sportfishing Show: Yeck Spoons n Blades

As promised, here are some more pics from the expo at the fairgrounds. Starting off with Yeck Blades, here are some more pics from their booth. Stay tuned through today and the next couple of days for more info on … Continue reading

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