The advantage of trolling crankbaits for walleye is twofold. You can cover a lot of water and swipe through large areas and you can also trigger fish that might not respond to some slower and subtler presentations. On so many bodies of water, we see a transition that gains intensity as fall transcends into summer where crankbaits seem to trigger more fish especially if you are looking for big fish.
Crankbaits are not the answer for every situation but trolling hard baits shine whenever the locations get big. Basins are an obviously big locations but so are a lot of the contours and loc...+ read more
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The weedline is a great place to find and catch fish all during the open water fishing season. Lots of anglers even work the weedline while ice-fishing. Simply put, there is almost always a fish somewhere along the weedline that is willing to get caught.
In the autumn months a variety of fish... read more
Mississippi River wingdams have a moth and candle fascination for those who would fish there. These rocky fingers just outside the channel markers have a well deserved reputation for holding walleyes. They are also known as the great destroyer of props, skegs and outboard motor lower units.
Wingd... read more
By the time you read this article, we that troll and live bait fish will be gearing up for our fall patterns, and with any luck the trophy of a lifetime.During the months of Sept thru Dec. should be some of the most productive times of the year. This is the time of year when most of or all trophy fi... read more
So many situations come late summer and fall where if walleye are present, they are going to show up on electronics. When walleye start stacking up on rock reefs, deep points and classic structure that is between fifteen and forty feet of water, you are going to see fish on the screen. Bare spots ... read more
So much of the information written or said about whitetail hunting originates from big woods hunting. While there are lessons that can be learned or reapplied wherever deer roam, tactics and strategies can change dramatically as the terrain changes. What makes whitetails such remarkable animals is... read more
This was the eighth year for our group of anglers that make an annual trek to Island View Lodge on Rainy Lake. Although every year is a little different, the one common theme that runs through the entire eight year period is the successful walleye angling we encounter.
In 2014, the high water mad... read more
With any fishing tournament during the summer months, locals are always concerned with the amount of pressure put on the fish. On a catch and release tournament where the fish are brought into a weigh in the anxiety increases.
With the Bassmasters college national circuit rolling into town and... read more
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