Bigwater Perch Fishing 101 – Rods, Reels, & Line

Summer is winding down and that means one thing for those of us that fish the big waters around the mitten: YELLOW PERCH! These tasty toothless cousins of the walleye are in great abundance here in Michigan. The tactics used on the big water are a bit different than...

Trolling Spinner- Part 3 Boat Control and speed.

When trolling spinners boat control is critical, and luckily the walleye fishermen of today have some new tools to make the job of controlling their boat even easier. There really aren’t any rules when it comes to boat control, except one: do what you have to do...
Trolling Spinners – Part 2  The Rig, and getting it bit.

Trolling Spinners – Part 2 The Rig, and getting it bit.

Spinner rigs (crawler harnesses) are made up of 2 or 3 hooks snelled on to a section of leader line.(There is one hook rigs,they are generally used for fishing leeches and minnows) Beads are then threaded onto the line acting as spacers, but also to form contrast from...

Trolling Spinners – Part 1 Rods, Reels and Line

There are many ways to catch walleye these days. But still, the number one producer of walleye in the great lakes region are spinners, aka crawler harnesses. The spinner rig is a simple one made up of a few hooks, beads, and a blade. Even though the rig itself is...