Fish Behavior

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Tony Roach Spring Crappie

Speed is a critical factor when it comes to crappies or any other panfish for that matter; spring, summer or fall.   Even when the fish are really aggressive, you can’t move your bait too fast.   As I go throughout the different seasons, many factors will change, but you’ll find two common threads:   [Read more…]

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3 Key Cover Types for Early Season Crappies

What is the key to finding early-season crappies?   In the big picture, it may seem simple: shallow bays and channels that warm up fast in spring are good areas to start the hunt.   Still, early-season crappie fishing can be somewhat fickle due to erratic spring weather patterns and fluctuating water temperature. But once [Read more…]

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Walleye Master

Called “walleyed pike” by some, walleyes are actually part of the perch family.   But the nickname “marble eyes” fits. Equipped with specially-adapted cells on the retina called Tepetum Lucidum, the walleye’s bulging, glossy, and reflective eyes are built for low-light feeding.   This can make catching walleyes a puzzle, with optimal feeding windows during [Read more…]

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Walleye Reproduction — from Egg to Adult

Rivers are one of the primary areas walleyes run to spawn in our north country lakes. The correct bottom composition is critical, which is clean rock and gravel.   It’s interesting how walleyes come into these spawning sites. One night there’s no fish, the next night they all show up. How far did they come [Read more…]

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Key Locations and Strategies for Early Spring Walleyes

By: Nick Lindner   Why is spring walleye fishing awesome?   First of all, it feels great to be back in the boat again. Our augers are all packed up and the long rods are tuned and ready to go. The weather is getting nicer and nicer, and some of the best fishing of the [Read more…]

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Tips for Minnesota Walleye Opener with Gary Roach -Mr. Walleye-

Minnesota walleye opener is a holiday rivaling Christmas for some people in this neck of the woods. Whether you’re a hardcore angler or a casual fisherman, you’re out on the water for opening day ready to wet a line and hopefully catch a few walleyes. In this video, Gary Roach “Mr. Walleye” shares a few [Read more…]

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Underwater Minutes- Fish Species in North America

Few people realize that there are over 1,000 fish species swimming in North America’s fresh water.   According to angler surveys, largemouth and smallmouth bass are America’s most popular fish. Panfish in the form of crappies and bluegills take a close 2nd place. Catfish take up the 3rd spot, followed by the walleye’s huge following [Read more…]

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