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Understanding The Clear Water Musky

Posted on July 4, 2014 by .

It’s a well-known (or at least assumed) fact that clear lake and or cisco/whitefish water muskies have a tendency to drive a person over the edge. These muskies can humble and reduce you into a wide-eyed, babbling, shell-shocked vestige of your former self, as you try to figure out how to get them to eat…

Big Water Boat Control

Posted on April 15, 2014 by .

While big winds can be overwhelming for fishermen, there are many positive effects of the wind in muskie fishing. These include higher oxygen levels; light diffusion; current and current breaks; more efficient predator feeding; and predictable muskie location. All these benefits are undeniable and important to understand. Over the years, many of my most exciting fishing…

Professional Backtrolling Techniques

Posted on June 11, 2013 by .

If you’re a walleye fisherman, you may want to rethink your current strategy for back-trolling. Today’s most useful trend for good walleye fishing is to use larger boats with larger motors that afford console steering for more precise operation and handling. While control may be an issue with larger units, I’ve found that you can…

Three Muskie Fishing Tactics to Catch the Big One

Posted on April 22, 2013 by .

When it comes to muskie fishing, there are a lot of opinions, but one thing most fishers agree on is that warm-water muskies can be some of the most difficult to catch. Before you set out on your next muskie fishing expedition to capture the big one, here are three tips to help you select…

Smokin’ Walleyes at 5th and Broadway

Posted on February 12, 2013 by .

Walleyes live in a variety of aquatic environments, although they are usually found near rocky points, in places where the lake bottom changes from mud to gravel, along with weed lines, near reefs, and in areas with current.  The trick is learning where walleyes are likely to be located throughout the year and to focus…

Slipbobbing Eagle Lake

Posted on January 22, 2013 by .

When walleyes are holding tight to cover because of a change in water temperature or barometric pressure, or if the water is extremely clear, it is essential in walleye fishing to fish them in a vertical motion. The problem may be that they are tight to cover and usually shallow, with adjacent deep pockets or…