DEEP WATER WALLEYES
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

DEEP WATER WALLEYES

When a person is preparing to go fishing, it’s a good idea to keep in mind that the fish might not be where we expect them to be.  I forgot that fact recently, and it […]

REEL-TIMES e-newsletter 3-28-19
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Reel Times – March 2019

SPRING “WALLEYE” FEVER! Lots going on in the Fishing the Midwest World! Spring has finally sprung!  This is an exciting time of year for fishing enthusiasts across the Midwest as open water is appearing, meaning it’s […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Stay away!

Recently I was fortunate to get in on a couple of really good ice bites.  One bite was on Big Stone Lake for perch and big bluegills.  The other was on Upper Red Lake for […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

Find the fish and more!

Walleye anglers during late summer often struggle putting good catches of fish in the boat.  Lots of baitfish, a summer of fishing pressure, and peaking pleasure boat traffic are all factors that can “make it […]

Walleye Fishing

What Walleye Jig to Fish?

We are programmed to understand that not all lure types are created equal, with different baits serving different needs seasonally for varying species. What about baits in the same class however? While we grasp the […]

Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

WALLEYES ON JIGS RIGHT NOW

Walleye Season 2018 has arrived across the Midwest.  In fact, it here’s been here for a while for some anglers.  But now that the season is open for pretty much everyone in Walleye Country, it’s […]

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Ultimate Walleye Cheat Sheet

Golden-flanked walleyes are prized catches for anglers across the Walleye Belt, and spring is prime time to get them. Afoot or afloat, you stand a better than average chance of sampling some of the year’s […]

Walleye Fishing

Winnie Walleye Wisdom

Each Minnesota walleye opener finds hundreds of boats on Big Winnie. I’m there with the masses. It’s a family tradition. A mixed crowd of small boats, big boats, guide boats, and resort launches converge along […]

WALLEYES RIGHT NOW
Fishing The Midwest with Jensen & Frisch

WALLEYES RIGHT NOW

In some states in walleye country, the walleye ice-fishing season is winding down.  Some places protect walleyes as they enter the time of the year when they’re preparing to spawn.  In the areas where catching […]

Power Rigging For Walleye
Walleye Fishing

Power Rigging For Walleye

Live bait is a critical component to catching walleye on many fisheries. Even with the advent of soft plastics and the fact that more walleye anglers have confidence with artificial baits, there is still a […]

Don’t Get Stuck Without Sticks - NPAA Coverage
Walleye Fishing

Don’t Get Stuck Without Sticks – NPAA Coverage

Jigs are popular springtime walleye lures, but don’t overlook versatile, slim-profile stickbaits in your quest for early season success. Also commonly called minnowbaits or jerkbaits, these baitfish-imitating hardbaits are deadly weapons when schools of spring-run […]

Spoon Ideas For Icing Walleyes
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Spoon Ideas For Icing Walleyes

It won’t be long until we’re on the ice chasing walleyes.  There are a lot of different ways to catch walleyes under the ice, but it seems like many, maybe even most walleye ice-anglers like […]

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Fishing Tips

Hair Jig Magic, From Northland Tackle

The hair transplant was a success: Bucktail Jigs make a big comeback with the walleye bigwigs. “Hair jigs, like the Northland Buck-A-Roo, work magic on cold-water walleyes. Here, Doc Samson hoists a late spring monster.” […]

November 10 issue of NW PA Fishing Report
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November 10 issue of NW PA Fishing Report

The Landing Net – We continue to experience unusually warm weather into mid-November. While the steel-head anglers have benefited from recent rains and the tributaries are now loaded with fish, the fall bite on inland […]

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ODU’s Last magazine covered bass, walleye, panfish & a bunch on waterfowl – Don’t miss out

Link to this edition of ODU Magazine – https://www.odumagazine.com/Magazines/ODUOctoberFishing2016/ Call this fall edition of ODU Magazine a double barrel edition, with 130 pages of fishing and hunting coverage. Packed with 26 articles from open water […]

Walleyes in a Snap
Walleye Fishing

Walleyes in a Snap

By Jason Mitchell. Trolling patterns that cover water and break down big locations with crankbaits often seem to dominate the walleye scene come mid summer.  As fish pull out over deep contours or basins and […]

A Power Program for Walleyes
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A Power Program for Walleyes

Nearly fifty years after the inception of the modern live-bait rig—what’s today known simply as the ‘Roach Rig’—its sheer effectiveness still raises eyebrows and turns heads. Take a vigorously squirming minnow, nightcrawler or leech, and […]

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Plan You Ice Fishing Vacation To Saskatchewan

The province of Saskatchewan, with its thousands of lakes and rivers, is located directly within the center of North America’s premier ice fishing destinations.  With large fish, plentiful stocks and ice for nearly six months […]

Mille Lacs walleye quota busted
Walleye Fishing

Mille Lacs walleye quota busted

TwinCities Pioneer Press reported – Minnesota anglers have busted through the kill limit for walleye on Lake Mille Lacs, but unlike last year, walleye fishing will remain open, officials announced Tuesday. The decision to keep fishing […]

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GIANT IGFA WORLD RECORDs – December 2015

This edition of IGFA Hot Catches features four potential world record catches from around the world. Catches include: a California yellowtail from Mexico, a beautiful southern bluefin tuna from New Zealand, a trophy walleye from […]

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Fishing Tips

Northland RZ JIG

Always let jig hit bottom before you start your retrieve. Remember, fish generally hit a jig on the fall! The RZ JIG® is the most reliable, versatile artificial fishing lure on the market today! Jigs […]

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NORTHERN PIKE ON WALLEYE GEAR

It happened again recently. We had a great plan for catching fish and the fish just didn’t get with the program that we were presenting. We changed our program completely and caught’em: Caught’em good. Here […]