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Rigging with Live Bait For Walleye

Rigging with live bait for walleye during the peak summer season will put more fish on than any other combination types.

If there is one solid piece of advice we could give you when it comes to catching more walleyes in the peak of summer, its “push the envelope” … push the fish to their limit. 1,304 more words



 By:  Josh Sheldon

The sun is setting earlier and the fishing season transitioning into the late summer and early fall patterns. It’s that time of year when heavy metal rules the water! 1,407 more words

Informational Series

Swimbaits for Walleye

If you’re looking to land big walleye and prefer casting over trolling, swimbaits are one of the best baits going to accomplish this goal. When other anglers are working small, twister tail jigs with a vertical finesse approach, casting a swimbait can boat you plenty of fish. 823 more words

Fishing TIPS

‘They Are Everywhere’: Catch-&-Release For Walleye Reopens On Mille Lacs Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After more than a month off, catch-and-release walleye fishing re-opened on Mille Lacs Lake Friday morning. And anglers are allowed to use “live bait” once again. 333 more words


Walleye Fishing Returns Friday To Mille Lacs Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Walleye fishing is returning to Mille Lacs Lake on Friday, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

DNR officials said Thursday that catch-and-release fishing and the use of live bait will return to the lake at 6 a.m. 72 more words


Does Lure Color Matter Underwater?

Most anglers have a favorite lure and swear that their choice will out-perform all other offerings. But just how important is color when it comes to lure selection? 616 more words

Fishing TIPS

Jigging Up Walleye

Walleyes are much harder to pattern in fall than in summer because most lakes stratify during the summer months, forming distinct temperature layers. The shallow water is usually too warm for walleyes and the deep water often lacks sufficient oxygen, so the walleyes hang out in the middle, where optimum temperature and oxygen levels exist. 995 more words