Walleye Fishing

Gear We Recommend for Your Walleye Fishing Trip

Posted on March 28, 2020 by .

One of the pleasures of anticipating your fishing trip to Andy Myers Lodge is assembling the kit of gear that will allow you to successfully catch the fish you want. Here is the basic gear list for walleye. For those new to this fishing, the Andy Myers Lodge website has an overall primer entitled Planning…

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…

4-Wheel Safari – Not Just for Africa

Posted on February 25, 2013 by .

After a great breakfast our guide Cal picked us up in his four-wheel-drive truck and we headed out into the bush.  The ride was about an hour-long on a dirt road cut through the bush over hills, around rocks and ruts.  Finally, we spotted some other explorers that had come upon a bad time.  They…

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…