Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

Protect Your Baits, spend 10 bucks and save $100’s

There are spoons, and then there are spoons when it comes to walleye fishing.  Some companies take their time and paint their lures right, and then there are some that have a reputation of their paint peeling or chipping off.  The … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Water Temps: Still Crankin’

While Lake Erie’s water temps are either approaching or hovering right (+/-) around that magical 50 degree temperature mark, the walleye are telling anglers that they still prefer crankbaits when trolling.  Quick note for those who don’t know, or anglers … Continue reading

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2015 Spring UAW Walleye Tournament

UAW Local 3000’s Recreation Committee is hosting their annual spring walleye tournament on April 26th, 2015.  The tourney will be located once again at the Lake Erie Metro Park, where the entrance is located near the Bottom Line tackle shop … Continue reading

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Snap and Trolling Weights: under the surface there is always a time and place!

Inside this old blue Plano lure bag, I keep all my trolling and snap weights organized.  There are days when one works better than the other.  One system works better with cranks than with spinners, in my experience that is. … Continue reading

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Making and Painting Walleye Jigs

When pouring jigs, I head up the stairs of the shop to my “craft” area.  I have a table all set up for making my jigs. A  20 pound Hot Pot, large house fan for exhaust, an old soup can … Continue reading

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What Comes First, The Rod or the Reel?

Last night I brought down a few boxes of jigs and my jigging rod setups in preparation for walleye fishing the Detroit River and Lake Erie.  While I was busy checking my line and putting on new fluorocarbon leaders I … Continue reading

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Memorial Tourney for MAC on the Maumee River

  There is going to be a tournament April 18th (2015) on the Maumee River in Ohio, it is a memorial tourney held in honor of James R. McAllister who passed away this past winter.  James left behind a wife … Continue reading

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Catching Walleye on Floating Jigs…On the Lake?

  Every year, without fail it seems, I come up with some screwy idea on how to put more fish in the boat.  This year ironically enough, it revolves on a floating jig, called the Screw-Ball Jig from Northland Tackle.  In … Continue reading

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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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