Travis Sorokie

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In the video above, Travis Sorokie breaks down his arsenal for watching walleyes on Pool 4 of the Mississippi River in Red Wing, Minnesota. Here’s a quick breakdown:   #1 – A spin jig tipped with a minnow   You’re going to catch a lot of fish with this rig, but it’s much better for [Read more…]


Believe it or not, there is great open water fishing available right now in Minnesota. While most fishermen in the region are firing up their ice augers, anglers on Pool 4 of the Mississippi River are still fishing out of their boats.   Hands down one of the best ways to catch wintertime walleyes on [Read more…]


While a lot of us are waiting for hard water here in Minnesota, do you realize there are open water options most of the season as well?   Minnesota/Wisconsin’s famed Pool 4 of the Mississippi River flows all year long. At any given time during the winter months, if you prefer boat fishing like I [Read more…]

Lake Vermilion Resorts

Location: Gull Lake in Brainerd, MN Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temp: 56F Water Temp: 51.1F Depth: 38ft-48ft   For weeks on Northcentral Minnesota’s Gull Lake the walleye action as been nothing short of incredible! Looking at the forecast for the next week, this pattern will hold without question. My good friend and tournament partner, Doug Robinson [Read more…]

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Spinner Rig Walleye

Live bait fishing with minnows, leeches, or night crawlers on spinner rigs is nothing new in the walleye world. However, the tackle that is currently on the market has vastly improved over the years.   All sorts of blade styles, sizes, and colors are available now a days. One particular manufacture leads the way in [Read more…]

Longlining Walleyes

Summer fishing patterns are starting to get into full swing here in my home state of Minnesota. The walleyes have long since completed their spawn and are now off in search of forage. A lot of anglers target mid-lake structure during this time period. I am no different. However, an often overlooked pattern is longlining [Read more…]

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