Jigging post-spawn walleyes

For the most part, walleye procreation is over for the year. The large, tightly-packed schools of fish are dispersing throughout the waterways they call home, heading toward their summer haunts. However, the catching can be tough this time of year, not necessarily...

Jigging lessons from MOTOWN’S ’EYES

Tips and tricks for catching Detroit River walleyes that you can use anywhere!   April can be a frustrating month for avid walleye anglers. Within most waterways throughout the Midwest and Canada, the first half of the month sees fishing season not yet open, and...

Mid-summer into fall… a crankbait can do it all

Casting or trolling, my favorite lure is a crankbait… A flip of the lid of any of my tackle totes will prove that; they’re almost all filled with Rapalas of all shapes and sizes, each model with a specific action of its own. I use them often, late summer through...

WALLEYES and WORMS

Whether imitation or real, worms work for catching walleye in open water   They wiggle; they squiggle; they’re soft and smell funny. They’re worms. And all that holds true whether they are modern-day fake baits or the real deal. The best thing about worms? They...

Make life easier on ice… Lessons learned the hard way

While ice fishing is fun, it’s not always easy. Extreme weather conditions can make for less than ideal equipment failure moments, which not only means you’re hampering your catching ability but increasing the possibility of going home with broken gear....