Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

Ice Fishing at Cabela’s: Dundee, MI

If Thanksgiving can be hijacked by Christmas, then by that standard it is never too early to start talking about ice fishing.  That being said, the Cabela’s ice fishing catalog came in today’s mail with all the new gear available … Continue reading

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The Versatile Jigging Rapala

Have used them through the ice, and have even used them on the lake in the spring, but until last week up on the Saginaw River, I have never used Rapala’s Jigging Raps in the fall on a river system! We fished … Continue reading

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Walleye Jig Colors: where do the ideas come from?

There are lots of color choices when it comes to painting jigs.  You can choose the tried and true, or you can step out and come up with something original on your own.  In my case I look at what … Continue reading

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New Gear from Clam Outdoors

Pulled back into the driveway right around 10:30 PM Saturday night after an 12 hour drive back from Rogers, Minnesota, the location of Clam Outdoors headquarters.  It was good to see old friends from the early ice tournament days that helped … Continue reading

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The Buck-Shot Perch Dropper Goes National…

…or worldwide even!  Northland Tackle liked my idea about combining the iconic ice fishing spoon, the Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, with their Dropper Hooks.  Liked so much that they wanted me to do an article for their blog section of the … Continue reading

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The Best Spinner Blade of the 2016 Walleye Season

The best producing spinner blade the 2016 season is….you have to wait for the background story. I work with some companies so I have their blades, I see a blade a like, so I get a dozen or so.  Then I … Continue reading

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Ice Spoon Conversion for Perch Fishing

  Tired of trying ice fishing rigs that are too light for open water perch fishing on the big lakes? Convert your heavier ice fishing spoons like Northland Tackle’s Buck-Shot Rattle Spoon, with Northland ‘s dropper hooks! They come in … Continue reading

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The Art of the Turn (Walleye Trolling)

So you went to a walleye seminar about trolling on the Great Lakes, and one of the topics was on how to speed up your lures without racing your engine.  This is easy to do, and I am sure they … Continue reading

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Quick Way to Protect your Trolling Rod Tips

This is just a quick tip, but will add years to the life to eye on your rod that everyone refers to as the “tip”. You are out trolling, you get a walleye on the other end, and the fight … Continue reading

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How to Fish Church Tackle’s Stern Planer’s

Both the TX-007 (top) and the TX-005 (bottom) Stern Planers from Church Tackle have become such useful weapons in my spread of boards while fishing for walleye.  Recently I was asked how do I use them, or to put in … Continue reading

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