Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

Beat the Heat with a Cooling Towel

Have you ever been out on Erie on a day, much like today, and there is barely a breeze and the temperatures just keep going up and up? I have too and by not doing anything I could tell that … Continue reading

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Buggy Blades for the Mayfly Hatch

Its that time of the year and the feeding frenzy has started out on Lake Erie.  The bug bite is in full gear and the mayflies are covering every building in eastern Monroe area.  The old timers would say that … Continue reading

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Line Poundage + Lure Weight = CONFUSION

So last night I get the 911 call about a broken rod and what does all the scribbling on the rods mean.  It is actually a pretty good question and not the first time someone has asked about it.  In … Continue reading

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Insane Walleye Week on Lake Erie: Pt 1

Right now the fishing on Lake Erie is some of the best fishing to be found anywhere where walleye are found swimming.  After working with fellow Church Tackle and Northland Tackle staff member Captain Ken Clark from Fishmas Charters for … Continue reading

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High Energy Cranking

Now that the cool spring temps are in the past, its time to start looking ahead towards the dog days of summer.  Instead of pulling crankbaits at low speeds hovering around the 1 mile per hour to 1.3 mph range, … Continue reading

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Saginaw Bay Walleye Club’s Spring Fling Tournament

Once again, it was a great weekend in Bay City, Michigan for some walleye fishing thanks to the Saginaw Bay Walleye Club and their Spring Fling tourney that they hold every year.  Got up there Thursday night and settled in … Continue reading

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Rattlin’ Hair Jigs? YES PLEASE

Yesterday I was doing a podcast for the Mike Avery’s Outdoor Magazine for Lure Lipstick live from Jeff’s Bait and Tackle by Sterling State Park.  After we taped everything, I started talking to the owner Eric about an idea I … Continue reading

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Layering Hair Jigs

When the weather outside is frightful, which translated means after three days of east winds all the docks on the west side of Lake Erie are flooded out and as I look outside, Mother Nature has turned the landscape into … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for the Detroit River: Handlining Tip

Handlining a river system is a learned skill, but it can be done with a small amount of practice to get the basics down pat. Handlining without a reel, that makes things a little more difficult.   One way to … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for the Detroit River: Jigs and Plastics

All my 3/4 and 1 oz jigs have been poured, powder painted and cured.  There are still some colors that are unique to my arsenal, so there are times when I will still break out the roundballs, even during tourneys.  … Continue reading

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