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Trolling For Walleye

Trolling For Walleye: 6 Useful Tips: Trolling is a key technique for finding the fish. In fact, It’s always recommended that walleye fishermen start off trolling, especially if they are fishing unfamiliar areas. Here are (6) tips for getting the most success on each trolling run: Rod Holders – It is important to have your boat fitted out with dependable rod holders. Do not go with the cheap types that basically use Velcro to hold them in place. These can lead to a loss of rod and […]

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Walleye! How To Catch More

When you understand some basic facts about fishing for walleye, it becomes much easier to limit out on the tasty devils. I hope the following helps: There are many conditions that play a big part in how walleye act, where they are located, and how they feed. One of these is the weather: When it is warm and sunny, most walleye head to deeper waters, or find underwater structure to stay cool in. On a nice day with little breeze and a lot of sun, you will […]

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Go North Young Man!

Chicago area fishermen!  Go north for the best fishing you can find anywhere! Some day when the fisher of men calls your number, consider yourself  fortunate if you’re granted your last wish to fish just one more time.  And if and when the opportunity presents itself, you just might want to make that last cast in the waters off the Door County Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin. As more than one Great Lakes Salmon fisherman has commented, the Door County fishery can make you feel as if you […]

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Walleye Capital Of The World

Walleye Fishing Is Awesome, But Walleye Eating Is Better. There are many types of fish out there, and most are edible if cooked right. … There are many ways to catch walleye, and many places to fish for them, but once you eat one for dinner, you’ll be hooked for as long as you can fish!! There is a pun intended….. The fantastic eating, glassy-eyed needle-toothed fish’s popularity only partially explains the pile-up of redundant “Walleye Capital of the World” claims made by tourism bureaus of little […]

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Where To Catch A Trophy Walleye

DREAM BIG!! Here is an article for those of you that DO NOT read In-Fisherman magazine….. How big is a trophy walleye, and which walleye states offer the best odds for catching one? Most states have trophy programs, and most have determined the 8-pound range is where walleyes first enter the “trophy zone.” The best place to catch one? Trophy anglers in the East might point to Lake Erie, or Bay of Quinte—Lake Ontario, or the Niagara River. Anglers from the Rust Belt blurt out “Erie” too, […]

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Lake Vermilion Minn…..Fisherman’s Paradise

40,000 acres, 1,200 miles of shoreline and 365 islands! Lake Vermilion, Minnesota is indeed a fisherman’s paradise….. Long renowned for its  walleye , northern, bass, bluegills and crappie.  Offering a trophy potential in each species. Lake Vermilion is also recognized as Minnesota’s new and untapped musky fishing resource. No doubt a sure fire lake to bag a trophy Musky! Lake Vermilion’s countless bays and inlets and 365 islands provide solitude and protection from wind and weather in virtually and condition. In addition, the enormous amount of fish […]

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Lake Erie 5/10 Report

The wind is coming out of the southwest today  (May 10th)at 15-20 knots, waves should be 1-3 feet, building to 2-4 feet. The lake water dropped back to a 43 degrees overnight.  A few walleye are being caught off the shore with plugs at night.  It’s still early though with water temps being a little on the low side. Smallmouth fishing continues to be good in the bay and tribs, with a few steelhead still in the lower trib systems. Continue to watch the lake temp and waves […]

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Lake Vermilion Minnesota

Well known for its scenic beauty and fabulous Walleye fishing Lake Vermilion is a freshwater lake in northeastern Minnesota, United States. The Ojibwe originally called the lake Onamuni, which means “Lake of the Sunset Glow”. Way back in the day, when I was 16 years old, I went on a week’s fishing trip with a high school fishing buddy and his parents up to the fabulous Lake. We caught so many Walleyes we had to eat a few everyday to make room for the coolers on the […]

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