Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

One “Must Have” Walleye Tool in Your Boat

Over the past two or three years I have had a tool in the boat that most anglers would apply only to pike and muskie fishing.  An item that once you think about it makes perfect sense to have when … Continue reading

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Long Weekend on Erie and Big Eyes

    Not that we caught a lot, but we caught some nice fish this weekend out on Lake Erie. From Stoney Pointe to Turtle Island,  Saturday we trolled Brest Bay and Sunday went down between Turtle and the Toledo … Continue reading

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Detroit Beach Boat Club Walleye Tourney: May 24th, 2014

That time of year again, and I am thankful that at least one local party here in Monroe County is having a walleye tournament! That would be the Detroit Beach Boat Club, and once again they are holding their walleye tourney and … Continue reading

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With the Waters Warming, It’s Snelling Time

Actually it is way past the snelling of the new crawler harnesses, but with a great winter behind us and the ice fishing season ending later this year, everything got pushed back.  Too far back for my own comfort level, … Continue reading

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Speed is the Key…employing drift/trolling bags

Whether you are drifting hair jigs and blade baits in the spring, or trolling cranks, spoons and harnesses, boat speed is a crucial element in having a successful trip. Sure you can have a trolling motor employed, but on days when the … Continue reading

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Metallic Erie Whistler Hair Jigs

I was waiting until I picked up the right material to complete my series of “Erie” Northland Tackle Whistlers, and the job is complete…finally. Last week I went to Jann’s Netcraft in Ohio, just down the road off US-23.  Will admit, … Continue reading

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Time to Get into the Spring of Things: Big Eye Spring Baits

Tis that time of the year, despite the snow and ice hanging on by a thread under the pine trees, it is time to gear up for spring walleye fishing on the Great Lakes. I have hauled the shanties upstairs … Continue reading

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The EZ (store) Concept Applied to Planer Boards

  It may not look like it, but spring is technically here, and mother nature should start acting accordingly before you know it. She better, I spent the better part of two days hauling the ice fishing gear upstairs and started … Continue reading

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Church Tackle’s TX-007 Stern Planer, with a Rattle Modification

  Church Tackle made a big splash in 2013 with the introduction of their TX-007 Stern Planer. The -007 allows anglers to target fish that you are seeing below the boat with your fish finder.  No longer is bracketing the sides of the boat … Continue reading

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Late Ice can be the BEST Ice, but….

…..watch your step! Even though late season ice fishing can be incredibly hot, it like the early season is also the most dangerous time you can be out on the hard water.  That is why I carry the Jiffy Deluxe … Continue reading

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