Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

The Walleye Jig goes HEAVY on the Detroit River

One of the most popular walleye jigs for fishing the Detroit River is the “Walleye Jig”.  The unique wedge-shaped head is able to cut the current flowing down the river, allowing anglers for the most part to stay vertical while … Continue reading

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Organizing Your Ice Fishing Walleye Baits

  I had a high number of clicks this morning on this article and thought it would be good to bring it back up for reading. Lots of new readers, lots of fresh perspectives out there.  The interest probably resulted … Continue reading

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Bringing Back an Old Trick for Catching Fall Walleye: The Snap Weight

The ol’ tried and true snap weight, sometimes overlooked, but always effective under the right conditions. From 1/2 ounce all the way up to 3 oz, my snap weight box filled with Church Tackle snaps, gets used all season long … Continue reading

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New Baits From Big Eye Custom Lures…

…just in time for the fall bite!  We busted out the gear Saturday and went walleye fishing out of Brest Bay here in Monroe.  Both fish came on custom painted baits from Big Eye Custom Lures out of Green Bay, … Continue reading

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Saturday on Brest Bay

Busted out the Church Tackle TX-22 boards and walleye cranks Saturday morning and headed down to Lake Erie.  Grabbed some supplies at Jeff’s Bait and Tackle, Eric has a good supply of the needed crankbaits to get the job done, picked up … Continue reading

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Breaking down the Gear for Erie’s 3rd Walleye Season: Cranks and Boards

Like I mentioned the other day, it is just about time to put the perch gear away and get back to catching some walleye.  Not just any walleye, but the big gals who are heading towards their winter feeding grounds … Continue reading

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Lake Erie’s 3rd Season is Almost Upon Us: Spooling time!

This time of the year is what I like to refer to as Lake Erie’s 3rd walleye season. You have spring jigging and some early trolling during 1st season.  Then you have the 2nd season with pulling crawler harnesses and … Continue reading

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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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