Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

For Sale: 46 Reef Runner 800’s

Selling 46 Reef Runner 800’s for $230.00, most have never seen the water, and thinning out my tackle box.  These are both stock and custom colors.  Cant ship, but will meet up near Sterling State Park, Monroe, MI.  Email me … Continue reading

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The Pencil Plug: A Detroit River Classic

When the handliners first started pulling wire with their homemade Victrola reels in the 1930’s and ’40’s, there was a pencil plug at the end of the line more often than not.  Whether bought at the local shop, or hand carved … Continue reading

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Getting a Naked UV Jig Coat

With another river tourney on the schedule this weekend, I went up into jig lab and came up with some more ultraviolet  paint schemes for my 5/8ths ounce jigs. Whether UV finishes are effective or not when it comes to … Continue reading

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Great Time at the Local 3000 Walleye Tourney

Well, it’s just another typical Monday after fishing all weekend, my back is sore as ….you know what I mean.  Before getting into all the details, we had a bumpy ride from Brest Bay back to the Lake Erie Metro … Continue reading

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Quick Trip to Brest Bay on Saturday

Saturday we left the house at 6:00 AM but didn’t hit the water until 2:30 PM.  Why the discrepancy when the house is only 20 minutes to the lake?  Well it was my buddy’s birthday and he bought a new … Continue reading

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The Annual UAW Walleye Tournament is April 24, 2016

Its that time of the year again for Local 3000’s Annual Walleye Tournament at the Lake Erie Metro Park on Jefferson Ave.  Located just a short drive from Monroe (right across from Bottom Line Bait n Tackle) and all places in the Downriver … Continue reading

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Picking a Jigging Rod for the Detroit River

Trolling on Lake Erie is a blast,  the method has put a lot of walleye in the box.  That said, there is fishing, and then there is fishing.  There is something to be said about drifting and jigging, that concept … Continue reading

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Getting an UV Overcoat

Does an UV finish catch you more fish, I honestly don’t know.  When it comes to my ice fishing jigs for bluegill and crappie, I have so many I can’t in all truthfulness keep track of which is which.  I have … Continue reading

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Use Your Vexilar 365

As much as I dread thinking about it, the ice fishing season will not last much longer here in Southeastern Michigan.  On the bright side though that means another season of open water fishing is just around the corner.  Next to … Continue reading

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Planer Board 101: an introduction to the basics

I have a good fishing bud from North Dakota who wants to learn more about fishing with inline boards.  I was supposed to bring some boards to the NAFIC ice fishing championship and we would go over the basics, plus … Continue reading

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