Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

Walleye are still Banging the Boards Back

While the perch anglers are starting to congregate between Stoney Pointe and the River Raisin channel buoys, there are still lots of walleye in Michigan waters.  Saturday marked the second weeks where it took three passes to get our two-man … Continue reading

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Big Walleye Spinner Blades require a big CLEVIS

So far this year I am shooting a solid 50% on new things to try for putting more walleye in the boat.  Although my idea for using a keel weight to get my cranks down deeper with less line behind … Continue reading

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Walleye Trolling Weights

One of the guys asked me this morning about where the fish are and what program am I running this time of the year as the fish go deeper with the rising water temps.  I gave a brief idea where … Continue reading

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Walleye Harness Blade Basics: what do you need in your arsenal to get the job done

Some of the most popular “vintage” posts are about walleye blades; shapes, sizes and colors.  All these things are important when buying blades and building your own walleye catching rigs.  For this article let us take an approach for the first … Continue reading

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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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