Category Archives: Walleye Fishing

Open water trolling, drifting, casting and dragging.

Picking a Jigging Rod for the Detroit River

Trolling on Lake Erie is a blast,  the method has put a lot of walleye in the box.  That said, there is fishing, and then there is fishing.  There is something to be said about drifting and jigging, that concept … Continue reading

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Getting an UV Overcoat

Does an UV finish catch you more fish, I honestly don’t know.  When it comes to my ice fishing jigs for bluegill and crappie, I have so many I can’t in all truthfulness keep track of which is which.  I have … Continue reading

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Use Your Vexilar 365

As much as I dread thinking about it, the ice fishing season will not last much longer here in Southeastern Michigan.  On the bright side though that means another season of open water fishing is just around the corner.  Next to … Continue reading

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Planer Board 101: an introduction to the basics

I have a good fishing bud from North Dakota who wants to learn more about fishing with inline boards.  I was supposed to bring some boards to the NAFIC ice fishing championship and we would go over the basics, plus … Continue reading

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The Vexilar Advantage for Big Lake Walleyes

Was out on Brest Bay over the weekend, using my Vexilar in this three hole arrangement.  Had my two 10 inch holes drilled with my Jiffy Pro4 auger set up for jigging with two rods, while in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Cleaning Jig Eyes: the easy way

I placed an order the other day for some new jigs, which got me thinking about all the jigs, and blade baits I either bought or made last year.  There is nothing worse than pulling a jig out of the … Continue reading

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Navionics + and Ice Fishing

Now that the ice fishing is finally into full swing across the ice belt, it is time to break down one of the keys to any successful fishing trip.  Of all the equipment an angler can use to his advantage, … Continue reading

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Going to Church on a Saturday, Church Tackle that is!

Ok its time for the annual Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi, Michigan,  and due to scheduling conflicts the last couple of years, this is my first time back in a while!  I love this show, it has everything a walleye … Continue reading

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Jigging Rap Storage Idea

Bouncing all over Lake Erie last winter did a number on some of the equipment, most notably some of my lures.  My spoons lost rattles and my Rapala Jigging Raps had some fins pop off.  This year on my checklist … Continue reading

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The Clam Tackle Pouch

Of all the new items Clam Outdoors has introduced this year, perhaps the most overlooked may be the new Tackle Pouch.   As small as the item is, it could also be one of their best sellers this season.  The … Continue reading

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