Tips

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 .

Musky 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…

Soft Muskie Baits (Pre-Bulldawg)

Posted on December 3, 2012 by .

When it comes to musky fishing, jerk baits and crankbaits have been the standard, but recently, something new has come along that has fisherman scratching their heads. A new mystery bait made of plastic has been pulling in huge muskies at Eagle Lake, Ontario, but even the most experienced fishermen aren’t sure how to use it….

Jigs Catch Fish!

Posted on October 18, 2012 by .

Although the popularity of jig fishing has seen a resurgence in recent years, they’re hardly a new invention.  Popularized in the early 1970s by Musky Hunter field editors Spence Petros and Tony Portincaso, they are now widely used for muskie fishing.  Their newly realized effectiveness has been the cause of increased use and some wonderful…