Brad Hawthorne




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When the fish are biting Jigging Raps, it can be tough to put them down — even when you’re loosing them left-and-right in snaggy areas. Unless you have some DEEP pockets, it can pays to make this quick modification to your lure to avoid losing them. Thanks to Brad Hawthorne for saving us a few [Read more…]

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Travel Manitoba (Square)


Dialing in the correct crankbait color can mean the difference between a good day and a great day. Fishing guide Brad Hawthorne is a walleye crankin’ fanatic, and this is how he uses custom colored crankbaits to discover walleye color preferences quickly in various fishing conditions.     For more videos like this, Subscribe to [Read more…]

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Travel Manitoba (Square)


The best part about fishing a familiar lake is you ALREADY know where the fish tend to hangout. Conversely, fishing new lakes can be difficult because you need to use your prior knowledge to isolate and sample various spots where fish MIGHT live.   In this video, well-known guide Brad Hawthorne breaks down a few [Read more…]

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Off Shore Tackle Tile


If you want to catching MORE fish, you need to be using your electronics to cover water and FIND fish instead of casting or jigging aimlessly. Don’t fish spots. Don’t fish memories. Don’t guard your hole. Don’t sit around waiting for the fish to come to you.   Thanks Brad Hawthorne for the sound advice! [Read more…]

Aquatic Invasive Species


When’s the best time to use minnows for summertime walleye fishing? Minnesota fishing guide Brad Hawthorne shares a couple different situations where he puts away the other offerings and busts out jumbo-sized minnows.   Thumbnail photo via Matt Addington.     For more videos like this, Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

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Travel Manitoba (Square)


What do you do when the walleyes stop biting? What’s your go-to technique for tempting/triggering negative walleyes? Well-known fishing guide Brad Hawthorne shares his favorite tactic in these situations.   Thumbnail photo via Matt Addington     For more videos like this, Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

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How do you determine leader length on your spinner rigs? Hopefully you’re not running the same length in all conditions! Experienced fishing guide Brad Hawthorne shed some light on how he determines his leader length in various fishing conditions from dirty water to clear water and negative bites to positive bites.

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Balz Out 1x1

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