Tip-Ups and Teeth

Tip-Ups and Teeth

When ice fishing, it’s hard to beat the adrenaline rush that a triggered tip-up flag brings. The quick response that follows can be quite entertaining as well. Watching your buddies run to the hole, performing an uncoordinated ice skating routine the entire way. I...
Walleye Trolling Tactics

Walleye Trolling Tactics

Although jigging spring walleyes is very productive during pre-spawn and immediately after post spawn, nothing can beat trolling planner boards or long lining lures in the summer months. Many anglers simply throw on a Rapala, let some line out, and call it good. They...
Get Kids Fishing at a Young Age

Get Kids Fishing at a Young Age

The sport of fishing, in order to stay alive, needs to have new blood in it. Without getting kids interested in fishing, whether it be just going down to the river to catch rough fish or competing in tournaments, the pastime of fishing will slowly fade away. Kids are...
Slow Drag’n For Winnebago ‘Eyes

Slow Drag’n For Winnebago ‘Eyes

For several years, a close friend of mine has been throwing around an interesting description of a technique he uses to catch fish, mostly walleyes, on Lake Winnebago. “Drag’n.” I think Jon Markley, of Appleton, WI, used that term to keep me from copying his...
Fishing History!

Fishing History!

FISHING FACTS JACKET UNLOCKS HISTORY While acquiring some old fishing tackle from a gracious 97 years young widow, she showed me her late husband’s fishing jacket. It was covered with Fishing Facts award patches that she planned to remove, and then donate the jacket...