Rig It Right

by Mark Martin April 01, 2014 Who, me? Lucky? You bet! I have been able to create a career out of fishing for walleyes in tournaments, as well teaching others how to catch fish. It’s an occupation expanding well over three decades now – a profession that...

First-Ice Period Is Near; Is Your Gear Ready?

TRANSITION TIME   by Mark Martin November 01, 2013 The month of November is a busy one for outdoorsmen and -women. It’s the season of transitioning from open water fisheries to first ice. Equipment must be not only switched out, but what won’t be used...

Walleye and the forage factor

If there’s one thing my lifelong fishing obsession has taught me about the wandering ways of walleye it’s that I never know where, exactly, they are in a waterway at any given moment. What I have learned, however, is that it’s where their food...

The Fun(damentals) of Ice-Fishing Equipment

Like George Washington, I cannot tell a lie. With that said, I’m here to tell you ice fishing is not easy. Then again, nothing you do is simple in the midst of the coldest part of the year. No matter what sport, equipment used during the winter months needs to...