Joel Nelson




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Walleye Movement Explained (Map Example)

One massively important key to walleye fishing is understand fish migration, and mapping is a critical tool to help us figure out where to look.   In early spring, fish are going to start out near shoreline locations. It’s really common around Opener to pitch jigs up to shallow rocks. As we progress from spring [Read more…]

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Spring Crappies

Panfish continually rank as one of the most commonly targeted species in the U.S., and in northern waters, their popularity exceeds that of even largemouth and smallmouth bass. If panfish are popular, then crappies are the undisputed heavyweight champion of the group. They have become increasingly sought after nationwide as new people are introduced to [Read more…]

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Spawning Gills

What’s your favorite fish?   Midwestern anglers have an incredibly diverse set of fishing opportunities at their fingertips. You name the target species, we’ve got’em in both size and numbers. If you love bass fishing, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Dakotas have some of North America’s best smallmouth and largemouth fishing. Many of our hardcore [Read more…]

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Panfish Rods

Traditionally, many anglers have been willing to invest in rod technology when it comes to bass, walleyes, musky, really any kind of predator species. For whatever reason, panfish rods haven’t gotten their fair share of interest.   Longer rods, when it comes to panfishing in general, offer some great benefits to the angler. Not only [Read more…]

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Panfish Mastery — AnglingBuzz TV

This is episode #3 of AnglingBuzz TV 2018.   For the third episode of AnglingBuzz TV, we’re bringing in panfish aficionado Joel Nelson to share some of his knowledge on the sunfish and crappie fishing opportunities here in the Midwest. This time of year, most folks are thinking about walleye and bass fishing, but this [Read more…]

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Mills Fleet Farm
Staying Warm on the Ice

February 2nd, 1996 saw some of the coldest temperatures on record throughout the state of Minnesota, with air temps in the -30’s F, and windchill values nearly double that mark. Trucks, like mine, needed a jump, town was quiet on account of Gov. Arne Carlson shutting down the state, and people hunkered down to wait [Read more…]

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Sea Foam Rebate
Walleye Ice Fishing

By Joel Nelson   Of paramount importance to any hobby is knowing what you’re working with.   Just like a golfer doesn’t take a shot without knowing wind speed/direction, distance to the green, or pin location, you’ll probably do a whole lot better at this ice-fishing thing if you know what species just showed up [Read more…]

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