Livebaits aren’t the only dressings for spinner rigs. Durable softbaits are easy to use, with lifelike profiles and actions that provoke walleye strikes.
The use of leadcore line originated in the Northeast, where anglers used weighted lines to troll spoons for deep-water lake trout in New York and New England. Fishermen began experimenting with leadcore for deep-water walleyes on prairie impoundments like Lake McConaughy, Nebraska in the early 1980s. Most historians credit legendary walleye guide Bob Propst Sr. [Read more…]
When your electronics reveal that walleyes aren’t deep, look shallower. Lipless rattlebaits are ideal for fancasting to locate and trigger walleyes in the weeds.
On-screen mapping reveals primary walleye-attracting areas. Drive right to high-percentage spots on prominent structures, spending less time hunting for fish, and more time fishing for them!
The speed, flash, vibration and action of spinner rigs triggers summer walleye strikes in warm water. Match your sinker system to fish depth and position for best results.
“I been in the right place…but it must have been the wrong time.”—Dr. John Dr. John must have spent a fair amount of time in the boat, because his lyrics apply remarkably well to summer walleye fishing. In summer, being “there” when the bite occurs is huge. It’s not simply a case of, [Read more…]
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