Trolling crankbaits with leadcore is one of the best ways to target deepwater walleyes quickly and efficiently. We reached out to fishing guide Brad Hawthorne, one of the best leadcore fishermen we know, and picked his brain on how he approaches the tactic. You can watch the video above or read the Q&A below. [Read more…]
If you haven’t tried reaction baits for summer walleyes, you’re missing the boat. Whether it’s ripping lipless crankbaits or Jigging Raps, it is truly an amazing way to catch’em. It can trigger dozens of bites on days when livebait will produce just a few fish.
Looking for some bait recommendations for catching walleyes right now? Brian Brosdahl, one of the top walleye guides on this planet, breaks down his walleye whacking arsenal for the mid-summer bite out on Leech Lake in northern Minnesota. He has a diverse group of presentations that he likes to employ depending on the conditions he’s [Read more…]
Pulling blades behind bottom bouncers is a slam dunk, bread-and-butter tactic for summertime walleyes. We reached out to Tony Roach, one of the best walleye guides out there, and asked him a few questions about how he approaches bottom bouncing throughout the summer months. Enjoy! How do you select bottom bouncer style [Read more…]
No doubt about it, it’s hard not to get excited about summer muskies. They are big, aggressive and ready to eat! If you hate slow, lethargic finesse fishing, then now is the time to be on the water hunting for these monsters. To help you get the most out of your summer musky fishing [Read more…]
There’s one lure that consistently catches smallmouth bass everywhere you go. It’s not new and sexy like the Spybait, it’s ugly and it’s been around for a LONG time. It’s a tube! Why is it so successful? It closely mimics many of their favorite treats, whether that be crayfish, gobies or sculpins. [Read more…]
By Jim Edlund & AnglingBuzz staff Historically, summer walleyes have been pigeon-holed as deep-water fish, the majority of anglers fishing the first major break line and deeper. Big mistake. Fact is, walleyes can be found shallow (15 feet and under) much of the summer – typically in or around vegetation on lakes, [Read more…]
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