Lead Core Feel

Lead Core Feel

Fishing a new lake for walleye this fall, better bring the lead core. Big groups of fish rest on specific contours or in the basin of most lakes and covering shallow water areas for that first few...

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Keep The Summer Bite Hot

Keep The Summer Bite Hot

As the seasons transition from spring to summer walleyes change feeding patterns. As walleye anglers, there are several adaptations and varied techniques that can keep the fish coming to the net....

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Transition Walleyes

Transition Walleyes

The Summer peak is exactly that— walleyes will bite anything. Jigs, live bait, crankbaits, spinners, you name it. Every lake has a change that signals the end of the easy days. It could be rising...

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Spawn Time March Madness

Spawn Time March Madness

With the slightly warmer winter, many walleye areas will likely see ice off before the peak of the late March to early April spawn. Of course, some areas never see ice and the anglers on these...

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Picking a Walleye Ice Rod

Picking a Walleye Ice Rod

It’s coming quick this year – ice season. Often early ice can be one of the best times of year, so let’s get ready! We use two types of rods when ice fishing for walleyes. One is for jigging and one...

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Structured Success!

Structured Success!

By: Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz Do you believe everything your buddies tell you? Talk about a loaded question! The answer is probably, “It depends!” As summer starts to wind down, they might...

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Crankbaits for Walleye

Crankbaits for Walleye

It’s Time for Cranks! Dust off the planer boards and fire up the kicker motor because it's trolling season! That's right crankbait aficionados, it's your time to shine! This time of year fish are...

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Warm Water Walleye

Warm Water Walleye

Although walleyes are known as a “cold water” fish, in the spring it seems that they can’t get warm enough! When the water temperature is less than 60 degrees, begin your search for walleyes in...

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The One-Two Punch for August Walleyes

The One-Two Punch for August Walleyes

Walleyes in August aren’t always eager to bite, but if you hit them with a one-two punch, chances are you will find success! During this time of year on many bodies of water, the walleyes are...

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Take Control of Walleyes

Take Control of Walleyes

Take Control of Walleyes By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz While current and wind can make for a great bite, they can also be a nightmare for trying to position the boat. Being in complete control...

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Down and Out for Walleye

Down and Out for Walleye

Down and Out for Walleye By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz Football and walleye fishing are two of our passions, and there are a lot of common themes between them. It begins with preparation and...

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Icing Prime Time Walleyes

Icing Prime Time Walleyes

Icing Prime Time Walleyes By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz Not long after you put your hunting gear away for the year, the lakes begin to glaze over with the first layer of ice. If you stop down...

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Rev Up Lazy Walleyes

Rev Up Lazy Walleyes

Rev Up Lazy Walleyes By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz We like going out to eat at buffets. There are endless choices to put on our plate and we can fill our stomachs to the point of having to...

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Dominating the Dog Days Bite

Dominating the Dog Days Bite

By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz   It’s hot and the bite’s not. Are you sure about that? Many people think that walleyes become hard to catch in July and August. This isn't true. The walleye...

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The Right Place at the Right Time

The Right Place at the Right Time

The Right Place at the Right Time By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz They say that the “early bird catches the worm”. That statement is true, but it is only part of the story. You see, in order to...

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Crank out a New Spring Walleye Tradition

Crank out a New Spring Walleye Tradition

By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz There is a lot of tradition in fishing. Whether it be an annual fishing trip with a group of friends, stopping for breakfast at the family-owned restaurant on the...

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Shivering Summer Walleyes

Shivering Summer Walleyes

Shivering Summer Walleyes   by Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz   If you’ve been walleye fishing for any amount of time, you no doubt have developed that little voice in your head – you know the...

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Paddle Your Way to Better Boat Control

Paddle Your Way to Better Boat Control

Paddle Your Way to Better Boat Control  by Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz Ask a group of walleye anglers what the most important aspect of catching walleyes is and you will no doubt get a variety...

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Prepping the Trolling Tools

Prepping the Trolling Tools

Prepping the Trolling Tools   by Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz It’s barely ice-out (or at least close to it in the colder regions) – not typically the time of year a walleye angler starts thinking...

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Double Your Ice Fishing Success!

Double Your Ice Fishing Success!

Double Your Ice Fishing Success! By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz   We do realize it’s pretty bold to state that we have found a system that will help you double your fish catches when ice...

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Early Ice Walleyes – Cautious Aggression

Early Ice Walleyes – Cautious Aggression

Early Ice Walleyes – Cautious Aggression  By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz As we write this its mid-November and although the weather is unseasonably cold, predicting what ice conditions are going...

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A Walleye Fishing Gift-List

A Walleye Fishing Gift-List

A Walleye Fishing Gift-List  by Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz Christmas is such a wonderful time of year. It’s the season for giving, for joy and for being with family and friends. Of course, it’s...

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Let’s Crank Up Some Walleyes!

Let’s Crank Up Some Walleyes!

Where’s the best place to find walleyes as summer moves into fall? Wherever the walleyes are feeding that’s where! This time of year a walleye’s metabolism is running as high as it’s going to run...

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Spin on Summer Walleyes

Spin on Summer Walleyes

The heat and sun can play funny games with an angler’s attitude this time of year. Especially on “those days”; when it’s hot and muggy and there’s barely any breeze to shoo the bugs away. No doubt,...

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