FISH BIG WATERS SMALL

The best way to figure out where to drop a line when ice fishing big lakes is to change your mindset and think of them as small lakes with sonar, GPS and mapping   by Mark Martin February 01, 2018 Massive-Immense- Overwhelming. Ice fishing the bays of the Great...

Swimbaits catch fish all fall long

Cast-Retrieve-Repeat! Except for setting the hook and fighting a fish, that is all there is to fishing with swimbaits…   by Mark Martin October 01, 2017 To tell you the truth, I was skeptical of the fish-catching ability of swimbaits when they first came to...

Jigging Lessons for Motown ‘Eyes

Tips and tricks for catching Detroit River walleyes that you can use anywhere…   by By Mark Martin March 01, 2017 March is a frustrating month for avid walleye anglers; especially as its days wane. While the first half usually has ice safe enough to fish...

ICE SAFETY

The Basics and Beyond! Ice is coming late this year…so here are some rules for ice fishing and items to keep you safe   by Mark Martin January 01, 2017 The thought of setting foot upon a frozen waterway does not set well with certain people. The only ice...

HITTING ROCK BOTTOM

Does your lure make noise? If not, just whack the lake’s bottom   by Mark Martin December 01, 2016 What grabs your attention more than noise? Not a lot. The same holds true with fish. In fact, fish, no matter the species, rely on the very sounds forage make...