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…]
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…]
Summerlike temperatures dominated the weather patterns with above normal temperatures and a prolonged period of no precipitation over the past several weeks in northeastern Wisconsin. The last several days have brought a strong cold front, with some rainfall. Lake Winnebago’s water temperatures have remained relatively steady hovering around 70 degrees. Water clarity is stained, with [Read more…]
Soft plastics aren’t just for bass fishing! In this video, Brett McComas shares three of his favorite, must-have walleye plastics that everyone should have in their boat. Livebait can be tough to beat in some condition, but sometimes plastics just can’t be beat.
As we approach another change in season, another change in fish patterns follows. Crappies are often revered as a viable target only during the spring and winter months. Overlooking the fall crappie bite is a mistake made by far too many anglers. This time of year, as average temperatures drop, the crappies will push [Read more…]
Fishing gear isn’t cheap, and rods are no exception. Sure, you can get some cheap stuff in the $20-50 range, but you can also spend north of $500 on a high-end fish catchin’ stick. How much you decide to spend will depend on your individual budget, but you should also consider which presentation you’ll be [Read more…]
With Labor Day Weekend in the rear view mirror, it’s time to set our sights on the fall bite in northern, Wisconsin. Extremely hot and dry temperatures we had in July and August are definitely affecting the fall cool down, but cool nights and shorter days are on the way. Fall is knocking on the [Read more…]
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