Walleye Fishing

Devoted to the sport

Cory Nephin serves as president of the Northern Ontario Walleye Trail and spends plenty of time around the sport. This week I would like to introduce an angler that has dedicated countless hours volunteering his time of bring competitive walleye events […]

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Welcome Captain Juls

Captian Juls is a Lake Erie guide and ODU is very happy to add her to our list of contributors. Here is a little about her and a link to her bio. “Captain Juls fished […]

fall fishing
Walleye Fishing

Fall Walleyes (Video Tip)

Gear up for a fall fishing trip by watching how Tony Roach targets shallow fish in fall. He talks about what kind of structure to look for this time of year. Once he finds a […]

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 […]

Walleye Fishing

Dominating the Dog Days Bite

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 aren’t harder to catch, they have […]

Post-Spawn Walleyes Strategies With Hard Baits
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Post-Spawn Walleyes Strategies With Hard Baits

One of the hallmarks of spring is the predictable movement of walleyes. On inland lakes, walleye slide into shallow waters along rocky, windblown shorelines to spawn. Major rivers see mass upstream migrations of walleyes, to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Fluorocarbon Fishing Line Fundamentals
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Fluorocarbon Fishing Line Fundamentals

Walk the isles filled with fishing line in your favorite tackle shop and you can’t help but feel overwhelmed. Brightly-colored packaging dangles end to end on pegboard, while bulk spools stacked on top of one […]

Power Rigging For Walleye
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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 […]

Side-Imaging for the Walleye Crowd
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Side-Imaging for the Walleye Crowd

Walleye-anglers are a traditional bunch in-general.  New techniques and technologies are directly compared to known commodities, and rightly so.  There’s no use making things more difficult than they need to be, yet sometimes along the […]

KEEP IT SIMPLE
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KEEP IT SIMPLE…STUPID!

Keep it simple…stupid! I am guilty of often violating this rule of fishing. It seems, the more I learn about fishing the worse I sometimes get. Fishing can be so basic and the isles of […]

The 3 Main Speeds of Walleye Fishing
Walleye Fishing

The 3 Main Speeds of Walleye Fishing

There are plenty of presentations in walleye fishing these days, ranging from burning trolling runs to the slowest vertical applications.  While all of them will catch ‘eyes provided the conditions are right, the fact of […]

Bottom Bouncing 101 - Eric Naig
Walleye Fishing

Bottom Bouncing 101 – Eric Naig

Team Northland’s Eric Naig goes through everything you need to know to get started using bottom bouncers. He covers rod/reel setup, weights along with giving you some tips on how to put more fish in […]

Favorite Weedy Walleye Tactic
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Favorite Weedy Walleye Tactic

David Cook asks:I would say I’m above average walleye fisherman and catch a lot of walleyes but one thing I have been trying to figure out is how to catch them in the weeds. I […]

Scatter Rap Deep Husky Jerkbaits For Trolling
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Scatter Rap Deep Husky Jerkbaits For Trolling

When trolling for deep-dwelling gamefish, anglers have often had to trade a little lure action for efficiency in covering water. Then along came Rapala®’s Scatter Rap Deep Husky Jerkbaits, a trolling lure that offers the […]

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Walleye Fishing

Seize Spring Walleyes

For states with closed walleye seasons, the gap between when the ice is too treacherous to traipse and legal fishing begins a new can be a painful one. During that bleak span, however, walleye fishing […]

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 […]

Walleye Seminars By Brian Brosdahl
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Walleye Seminars By Brian Brosdahl

Sat April 1st  12 PM, Sunday April 2nd 3PM, Annual Douglas County,  Fish & Game League Spring Sportshow, March 31-April 2 Vendors, Fishing & Hunting Seminars,  Kids Pond, Delicious BBQ Sandwiches, & Other Tasty Treats, […]

Catching River Walleyes This Spring
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Catching River Walleyes This Spring

Springtime river walleyes spawning migrations offer anglers a chance to enjoy some of the year’s best fishing for ’eyes of all sizes, from tasty eaters to sag-bellied trophies. The trick to tapping this annual rite […]

Walleye Fishing Angles
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Walleye Fishing Angles

No secret that walleyes use weeds an awful lot and despite the fact that walleyes are known to use weeds so often, many walleye anglers still avoid fishing weeds.  Take a quick look around many […]

Myriad series of fishing rods from Denali
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Myriad series of fishing rods from Denali

Denali rods are known for the highest quality, unprecedented value and a proven track record of unmatched strength.  This top flight reputation now enters the walleye market with the launch of the Myriad Series.  These […]

Walleyes in a Snap
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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 […]

CATCH FALL FISH ON JIGS
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CATCH FALL FISH ON JIGS

There are lots of signs that fall is not far away. You can listen to the locusts at night, notice that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, or you can […]

Mille Lacs walleye quota busted
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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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ICAST Alert: New Walleye Bait For 2017

Matzuo pro Marianne Huskey is having a load of success on the “Zanda” – a bait new for 2017, that brings together the best and most effective elements of past Zander Shad generations and combines […]

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Walleye Fishing Season Is Either Here

Walleye fishing season is either here or very near all across the Midwest.  Now that walleyes are or will be fair game throughout walleye country, here are some things to keep in mind regarding walleyes. […]