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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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New Lake of the Woods Fishing Regulations

Fishing regulation changes effective in March 1, 2019 on Lake of the Woods Minnesota and Rainy River  Anglers will be able to keep fewer walleye and sauger beginning Friday, March 1, 2019 on Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The new regulations will help ensure the long-term sustainability of the resource while maintaining fishing opportunities,” said Phil Talmage, DNR Baudette area fisheries supervisor. “We received a ton of public comment from anglers all over the state and […]

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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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Eye For An Eye Walleye

It’s no secret that jigs work on Walleyes. But read on for a system that is simply deadly on Spring Walleyes no matter where you fish! “There are two types of fisherman-those who fish for sport and those who fish for food.” Most walleye fisherman do both! That includes me! There are probably more articles written about walleye fishing than there are walleyes!!  This article will be nothing new to most walleye fisherman, but for some it might help a little….. Walleye, walleyed pike, eye, marble eye, […]

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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 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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Walleye

Walleye Common Names: dore, pickerel, pike-perch, wall-eyed pickerel, wall-eyed pike, yellow pickerel. Without doubt one of the most sought after fish in America. Most fishing gurus agree they are the best eating freshwater fish available, because of their light texture and great flavor of their meat. Even though this fish has been called a pickerel, the proper name is walleye. The term refers to the fish’s glassy eyes., which are uniquely adapted for night vision. their large eyes help them find prey after dark and in the gloom […]

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Walleye! Doing The Jig…..

  “There are two types of fisherman-those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish” Walleye fisherman do both! There are probably more  articles written about walleye fishing than there are walleyes!!  This article will be nothing new to most walleye fisherman, but for some it might help a little….. Walleye, walleyed pike, eye, marble eye, pikeperch, yellow, or even pickerel…..Call them what you will! The Walleye, is without question, one of the most sought after fresh water fish in the country.  I think Walleyes […]

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