Fall Over for Walleyes

Though the calendar doesn’t say so yet, weather forecasters count the time around Labor Day as the start of autumn. Walleye fishermen can attest to the truth of that. Fish are no longer scattered in their summer haunts. Trolling structure or fishing shallow weedlines produce fewer and fewer walleyes. Days are shorter. Nights are cooler. … Read moreFall Over for Walleyes

Trophy Walleye Trip Planner

Catching eating-size walleyes for the skillet is fun. But, who wouldn’t want to see a 10-pound walleye in the net? Big fish get big because they’re wary. They’ve got what it takes to avoid the hazards of the fish-eat-fish world they live in, and they’re tough to fool into biting. That’s what makes hoisting one … Read moreTrophy Walleye Trip Planner

Walleyes and Weather

An easy-to-understand story about barometric pressure and its impact on your fishing Todd Heitkamp still remembers the day his professor first explained the basics of barometric pressure in a Weather 101 class at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Barometric pressure is just the weight of the air, the prof said. It constantly pushes down … Read moreWalleyes and Weather

The “Hot Summer Eyes” of Bay De Noc

It’s what we’ve been waiting for those hot, lazy, crazy days of August and then someone says it’s too “hot” to catch any walleye! The excuses start: too hot, too calm, too much humidity, too many fish (walleye’s) and not enough days to fish them! If your looking for a time of the year when … Read moreThe “Hot Summer Eyes” of Bay De Noc