Category Archives: Perch Fishing

Catching Lake Erie Perch

Ice Fishing the Fronts: When to go BIG

While everything is still fresh in my mind, let’s get this out there.  Just got back Monday night from fishing a NAIFC ice tournament on Lake St. Helen here in Michigan.  We weight in 8 crappie and eight bluegill, and for what … Continue reading

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Clam’s Hitch Receiver Kit Install….

…..on my new Kenai Pro Thermal Stealth shanty! My original thought was sound in my mind, at least in my mind 🙂  There are times when having a hitch on the back of your shanty could possibly come in handy.  … Continue reading

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Clam’s Spoon Box: Protect Your Spoons…

…. and some of your other jigging baits.     Not everyone has two or three hundred jigging spoons and swimbaits dedicated to fishing for walleye through the ice.  Or, perhaps you just don’t have the time to come up with something … Continue reading

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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 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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