Walleyes

Walleye pro Ted Takasaki by Walleye pro Ted Takasaki...
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Greenbackin' on the Ice for Lethargic Fish

February 5, 2015
I've had many folks ask me how I got into fishing and how I learned the tricks to compete successfully at high-level, professional tournaments. Although my dad always took me and my brother fishing…
News & Tips: Fishing Walleyes: The Biggest Key to Frequent Bites...
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Fishing Walleyes: The Biggest Key to Frequent Bites

September 22, 2014
When walleye fishing gets tough, it’s often to an angler’s advantage to slow things down. One tactic that is great at catching “tough-bite” walleyes is what I like to call “slow fall”. This is a…
News & Tips: 5 Simple Steps to Fillet Salmon, Trout, Walleye, Striped Bass (infographic)...
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5 Simple Steps to Fillet Salmon, Trout, Walleye, Striped Bass (infographic)

June 20, 2014
Smoked salmon or trout … fried walleye … grilled or baked striper … Mmmmm! Does eating fish get any better?  Here's a super-fast filleting method for all of these species that gets the job done…
News & Tips: Pack a Punch With Crawler Harnesses for Walleye...
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Pack a Punch With Crawler Harnesses for Walleye

June 4, 2014
Out of all the baits out there for catching walleye, some of the simplest and most productive have to be crawler harnesses. The makeup to the crawler harnesses is very basic (spinner blade, clevis, a…
News & Tips: How to Make Sauger Your Bonus Walleye Catch...
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How to Make Sauger Your Bonus Walleye Catch

April 7, 2014
Like its big cousin, the walleye, saugers provide a dependable early spring bite in many systems. There are tips and tricks to make sauger more than just a bonus catch when targeting walleyes.  …
News & Tips: Keith Kavajecz: Trolling Cranks Down Riprap for Walleyes...
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Keith Kavajecz: Trolling Cranks Down Riprap for Walleyes

March 14, 2014
Riprap, also known as rubble, shot rock or rock armor, can be defined as rock or other materiel used to armor shorelines, streambeds, bridge abutments, pilings and other shoreline structures against…
News & Tips: The Ultimate Boat-Control Tool
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The Ultimate Boat-Control Tool

March 10, 2014
Every year, it seems I spend more and more time using walleye fishing tactics that have me fishing from the bow of my boat – tactics that require pin-point boat control and positioning. Add to that…
News & Tips: Walleye Require Boat Control
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Walleye Require Boat Control

February 6, 2014
Presentation is a key component when chasing walleye. If your lure or bait is not positioned at the correct angle, depth or speed, your chances for success are greatly diminished. Boat control is…
News & Tips: Walleye Lessons from the South
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Walleye Lessons from the South

November 11, 2013
When the Professional Walleye Trail headed south a dozen years ago, it's likely a few eyebrows were raised on logo-capped heads. Destinations like Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky and Arkansas — bass…
News & Tips: River Walleyes in Transition
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River Walleyes in Transition

October 9, 2013
Throughout much of the walleyes' home range, river systems provide a significant though somewhat polarized angling resource. Due to shifts in location driven by propagation needs, forage…
News & Tips: 4 Fish & 4 Tips to Fishing Them
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4 Fish & 4 Tips to Fishing Them

August 22, 2013
1. Crappies If action is slow, try slapping and splashing the water with your paddle. This tactic may seem crazy, but the commotion sounds like feeding fish and will often attract nearby crappies and…
News & Tips: Drop Shot Walleyes
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Drop Shot Walleyes

July 5, 2013
Though the popularity of drop-shot rigging came about as a finesse tactic for pressured bass waters, the notion of suspending a bait above the sinker has found numerous applications when pursuing…