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Jig and Pig Walleye
Jig and Pig Walleye
By Jason Mitchell
Posted July 1, 2015
Note: This article was authored by Jim Cunningham who is a staff writer for Jason Mitchell Outdoors. Anglers often debate the merits of soft plastics versus live bait. When temptation is necessary to coax difficult walleye into biting, good live bait often trumps soft plastics but what many walleye anglers have discovered is that soft plastics can often work as good or better than live bait for some applications. To say that soft plastics work better than live bait across the board is foolish but there are definitely situations where the fake can trump the bait. What situations dict...
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Do Your Homework before Exploring New Water
Do Your Homework before Exploring New Water
By Jerry Carlson
Posted June 24, 2015
Every summer I make an effort to explore a few new lakes to see if there are bodies of water I am not familiar with that need some attention. I also make a concerted effort to spend time looking for new fishing spots on my list of regulars. Either way, there is some research that is done before I ge... read more
Walleyes On The Rock
Walleyes On The Rock
By Dan Durbin
Posted June 19, 2015
The Rock River in Jefferson County gets a ton of pressure. It does so because it is one of the closest rivers to the metro-Milwaukee area that has a fishable population of walleye AND because it can be pretty darn good too. One guy that has been fishing the Rock since he was barely in his te... read more
Variable Depths on Planer Boards
Variable Depths on Planer Boards
By Scott Stankowski
Posted June 17, 2015
Fishing with planer boards has become a popular technique over the past decade. It offers fisherman a way to cover a lot of ground in the hopes of getting a fish to strike. Typically a pattern is developed and that then puts fish in the live well. Most fisherman report a standard presentation... read more
Thoughts On Fish Sandwiches
Thoughts On Fish Sandwiches
By Ted Peck
Posted June 2, 2015
The older I get, the more Paul "Sprink" Hensal reminds me of King Solomon. Hensal was one of just four game wardens in wild and wooly northwest Illinois where I came of age in the 1960's. Hensal was tough, gruff-and fair. His only son and I were good buddies all through school. Before we were b... read more
Worming The Deep Weedline
Worming The Deep Weedline
By Jerry Carlson
Posted May 17, 2015
When it comes to targeting summertime bass, there are truly a multitude of methods and strategies that will catch fish. These strategies vary from angler to angler and will cater to the demands of working a particular type of bass holding structure. I have certainly been successful at finding and... read more
Catch The Biters
Catch The Biters
By Bob Jensen
Posted May 11, 2015
As we enter a new open water fishing season, it's good to get some thoughts together regarding changes in fishing techniques and fishing ideas. Some of us consider ourselves to be "walleye fishermen", some fit the bill as "bass fishermen", others narrow it down even more and proclaim themselves to ... read more
Kayak Coho... Reaching Past A Cast From Shore
Kayak Coho... Reaching Past A Cast From Shore
By Justin Blanchar
Posted May 8, 2015
Planning ahead is important to the success of any fishing outing. For the weekend warrior with time constraints, it is even more imperative that preparation "rituals" are strictly adhered to. While batteries can be recharged, rods relined and tackle reorganized, there are variables beyond our cont... read more

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