How to Catch More Walleyes on Crankbaits

Walleye

How to Catch More Walleyes on Crankbaits

Fishing live bait for walleyes is a rite of passage. Practically everyone learns to catch these often-tricky fish with worms on spinners, minnows on jig heads, or leeches under floats. But, if you stick with the walleye game long enough, you’ll learn that you also better become comfortable using...
Ross Robertson Apr 20, 2022
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How to Fish Walleye Spinner Rigs Like a Pro

Walleye

How to Fish Walleye Spinner Rigs Like a Pro

Spinner rigs account for a huge proportion of all walleyes caught in rivers, lakes, and reservoirs across the walleye belt. Also known as a worm harness rig, this relatively simple tackle can be fished from the bottom to the surface, fast or slow, and provides a good mix of power and finesse. These...
Ross Robertson Apr 8, 2022
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Best Soft Plastic Lures for Walleye

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Best Soft Plastic Lures for Walleye

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t like live bait. In today’s day and age, however, you would have to crazy to not have a good sampling of soft plastic lures in your walleye boxes. Plastics open a diverse set of options when compared to live bait. We will forgo the obvious holdups that live bait can be...
Ross Robertson Oct 28, 2021
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How to Catch Walleye in Rivers

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How to Catch Walleye in Rivers

As the days grow short and the first frosts of the season sparkle gently in the early morning sun, we’re all faced with that all-important task of filling the freezer. For many of us this means pulling out the heavy gear to ply the rivers for autumn runs of giant trout and salmon or putting the...
Kubie Brown Oct 26, 2021
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How to Catch Fall Walleye

Walleye

How to Catch Fall Walleye

Cool nights, football games, and long pants usually mean the start of prime walleye fishing in most parts of the walleye world. As the waters cool, these fish know to strap on the feedbag in order to help eggs develop or put on some extra fluff to get through the winter slowdown. It’s at this time...
Ross Robertson Oct 11, 2021
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Night Wading for Big Fall Walleyes

Walleye

Night Wading for Big Fall Walleyes

Full disclosure, most of the season I make my living driving up and down the lake in an expensive, sparkly disco sled of a boat with the intention of catching the biggest walleyes around. But, truth be told, my favorite time of year is actually when I can leave the boat on the trailer and grab a...
Ross Robertson Nov 15, 2019
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