Category Archives: Perch Fishing

Catching Lake Erie Perch

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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Ice Spoon Conversion for Perch Fishing

  Tired of trying ice fishing rigs that are too light for open water perch fishing on the big lakes? Convert your heavier ice fishing spoons like Northland Tackle’s Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, with Northland ‘s dropper hooks! They come in … Continue reading

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Tornado Sirens and Lake Erie Perch

Although we go chased off the water by the tornado sirens and radio reports  of  a touchdown near Dundee, Michigan, we still managed to get into some perch on Sunday.  Cannot express enough the importance of having a marine radio … Continue reading

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Best Piece of Perch Fishing Equipment: the Catch Counter

I have my perch rigs all made up, the St. Croix rods with fresh line on the reel’s spools, are ready to go.  My Clam insulated buckets are downstairs, fresh batteries in the bubbler.  Even got the net in the … Continue reading

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Match Perch Rigs to the Conditions

  The question is, does it matter which type of perch rig you use?  The answer would be yes of course, just as certain crankbaits work better when water temps dictate their use, or certain spinner blades work best depending on … Continue reading

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Navionics + and Ice Fishing

Now that the ice fishing is finally into full swing across the ice belt, it is time to break down one of the keys to any successful fishing trip.  Of all the equipment an angler can use to his advantage, … Continue reading

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Our Ice Rods are Short….

  …and not just because of the cold!   It’s the age old question, does size matter?  And for this article, smaller can be much, much better!  The guys in Wisconsin or even Western Michigan love their long rods, some as … Continue reading

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The Clam Tackle Pouch

Of all the new items Clam Outdoors has introduced this year, perhaps the most overlooked may be the new Tackle Pouch.   As small as the item is, it could also be one of their best sellers this season.  The … Continue reading

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A Very Perchy Weekend on Lake Erie

Hope everyone has a great Labor Day Weekend, and after two days on the water I am ready for some relaxing. As in, cutting the grass and plugging in the Tumble Drumm’s and scaling 100 perch!  Saturday was crazy rough … Continue reading

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Perch or Walleye, Lake Erie is Producing Good Numbers

Whatever you prefer to catch, right now Lake Erie is having one of those late summer bites that come around every few years.  Walleye guys are catching perch, the perch people are catching walleye on their perch rigs, and limits … Continue reading

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