Tips

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…

Big Smallies at Andy Myers Lodge

Posted on January 11, 2013 by .

Andy Myers Lodge is well known for its rustic, meticulously maintained lodge and cottages, beautiful setting and excellent fishing. The camp is hidden away in a quaint location on a bay named after the lodge founder on beautiful Eagle Lake, just outside Vermilion Bay, Ontario Canada. Besides being committed to making your stay as comfortable…

Musky Fishing with Planer Boards

Posted on December 19, 2012 by .

Muskie fishing demands the careful placement of bait in areas where traditional methods are ineffective. The planer board was introduced many years ago with the emphasis on presenting live bait in a horizontal presentation. Using a planer board allows the angler to place the bait closer to the favorite hiding places of the most evasive…