Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

Not just for Perch Anymore, it’s MEGAmouth time!

First there was the original Catch Counter for keeping track of your perch, then the BigMouth Catch Counter for perch and bluegill, now there is the MegaMouth for literally  just about everything else! The next generation model from Tony Sebastiano, the … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Trolling is in Full Gear

In my book, it is never to early to leave the Detroit River.  Jigging is a blast, but I like the lake for that too.  Thursday it was time to bust out the St. Croix and Daiwa Sealine combinations to … Continue reading

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Dark, White or Bright, is the Question

  I blame this great debate on bass fishing,  the anglers who target that species,  have wormed ( no pun intended) their philosophies into the walleye world.  Sometimes they work, but it is definitely not a golden rule for those … Continue reading

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Big Water Cranking 2019

It is that time of the year, time to pull some crankbaits behind the Church Tackle boards in search of some trophy sized walleye.  The weights go up as the fish are actively feeding after a  long winter.  In order … Continue reading

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Hair Jig Evolution: 2019 Edition

If you have been following me on Facebook, you have already seen some of my newest hair jig creations for fishing walleye on Lake Erie.  Interesting enough, just yesterday I was asked if I had ever written about tying jigs … Continue reading

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Rattle ’em High, Jig it Low

  Walleye fishing through the ice on the Great Lakes is truly an experience of a lifetime.  Just in terms of quantity and quality, pick a lake and have at it.  Then throw in the chance for that 15 pound … Continue reading

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The Vexilar Glo Ring Difference

Everyone knows that when you charge up a glow jig or swimming minnow, at the right time, it will help you catch more fish.  With that in mind though, how many of us would have our little UV flashlight in … Continue reading

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DIY Tip for Fly (Hair Jig) Tying

Tying hair jigs for walleye is not exactly the same thing as creating bugs for catching trout.  You do not need the best of the best equipment, just some reliable tools that will get the job done.   The three tying … Continue reading

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The Build: Jason Mitchell Thermal X Shanty

  Normally I would have been going ape like crazy not having my shack from Clam Outdoors already built and ready to hit the ice by this time of year.  After completing the build on the new Jason Mitchell Thermal … Continue reading

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Stinger Hooks through the Ice

Sting’r hooks from Northland Tackle are a mainstay on the Detroit and Saginaw Rivers in the spring and fall. We even use them while popping hair jigs off the bottom of Lake Erie for that specialized walleye bite.  Often though … Continue reading

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