Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

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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Church Tackle’s New Stingray

Church Tackle from Sodus, Michigan keeps introducing product in mid-season to keep things fresh.  Last year it was the TX-005 Stern Planer, the little brother to the TX-007 which I have been using since they came out a few years … Continue reading

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One of those Red Hot Days on Erie

This past Saturday was one of those days where  you could do nothing wrong, the “hooking” was so good, we actually had to take two rods out of the water!  Every time we turned around there was another fish on … Continue reading

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The Annual Detroit Beach Boat Club Walleye Tourney: June 11, 2016

Its almost that time of the year again, the Annual DBBC Walleye Tourney will be in a few weeks, on June 11, 2016. This is really a great local walleye tournament, besides the fact that it is our ONLY local … Continue reading

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Saturday on Brest Bay: back to dragging meat

Monday funday again, and a good time to look back at a pretty good day fishing this past Saturday.  After watching my brother’s house for a couple of days, watching his four neurotic dogs, and making sure my niece’s two … Continue reading

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