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Shore Fishing Tips and Techniques

February 25, 2020 Gintulis 0

Monday, February 24, 2020 Lake Michigan has a surface area of 22,300 square miles and 1,660 miles of shoreline. There are more than a hundred cities and towns on its banks. Access areas for fishing the Lake Michigan Shore include: harbors, piers, break walls, power plants, city parks, river mouths and scenic shorelines. During the…

River Trout Tips & techniques

February 17, 2020 Gintulis 0

The tips below are actually good for any species of trout. The only main difference is the migration of trout in Northern Ontario streams is different than trout in a mountain stream or trout that run up rivers from the Great Lakes or the ocean. Tips compliments of Brook Trout Heaven Brook Trout Migration: Brook…

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Lake Michigan Tributary River and Stream Fishing Tips, Techniques and Articles

February 14, 2020 Gintulis 0

Saturday, February 08, 2020 Fishing the tributary rivers and streams is very popular. Fall brings the legions of anglers seeking the fall run salmon and trout. The winter months on the rivers are more peaceful as solitary anglers seek the steelhead and brown trout. Spring sees another group of anglers seeking spawning steelhead. Chinook or…

Best Bass Rods for Different Fishing Techniques and Baits

January 29, 2020 Gintulis 0

Matching each fishing rod to the technique for which it’s best suited will make throwing baits and fighting fish much more efficient. Below are seven rod suggestions for some of the most widely used bass fishing techniques. TIP: Quick Links to best rod suggestions for fishing techniques: Flipping and Pitching, Buzzbaits & Spinnerbaits, Topwater Fishing…

Porgy Fishing Tackle & Techniques (Scup)

January 26, 2020 Gintulis 0

Our recommended porgy outfit includes a spinning rod and reel combo suitable for 14-20lb fused line. The optimal rod is 6’6″ to 7′ feet long with a fast to extra-fast action and capable of handling lure weights up to 1 ounce. Most anglers prefer to use 14lb fused line as opposed to 20lb fused line…

Trout offerings – lures and techniques for trout

January 20, 2020 Gintulis 0

Since the early 70s there probably hasn’t been a lure brand that has caught more trout than a Wigstons Tasmanian Devil. Here it is rigged with a Mustad Inline single hook in clown colour. by Peter Jung • Inspired by the ramblings of Rupe (Rupe is Fishing) on the styles of lures he uses to…

Drop-shot Rigging Techniques for Panfish

January 5, 2020 Gintulis 0

with Ted Pilgrim Amazing that such a versatile rig—this prefect presenter of soft plastics and live bait—would be so little employed by panfish fans. In reality, a drop-shot rig can be as productive as a bobber and bait, or even a tiny jig. It’s even possible that the drop-shot is the most versatile rig of…

7 Striped Bass Fishing Techniques for Fooling Finicky Bass

December 28, 2019 Gintulis 0

by Bill Bertsch Terry Martuscelli caught this 32-pounder with a snagged bunker. It’s wise to always pack a few snagging hooks.You’ve found a school of stripers well within casting range, feeding aggressively. Your hopes are high as you make the first cast. After a few cranks of the reel handle, with your artificial offering moving…

Alaska Salmon Fishing Techniques

December 23, 2019 Gintulis 0

Need a salmon fishing primer (or refresher)? Here’s the short take on the types of salmon you can pursue and the various methods that are used to target each species. King SalmonSilver SalmonRed Salmon King Salmon Probably the most prized fish in Alaska, Kings are also one of the most difficult to catch. King salmon…

Introduction to Pike Fishing Techniques

December 23, 2019 Gintulis 0

It is a beautiful spring day, so you’ve taken your boat out on the lake to fish. You find a pe­aceful, protected bay, the perfect spot to settle in for an afternoon o­f fishing. You cast your line and slowly begin to reel the lure back in. Suddenly, your line is hit. Hard. Your adrenaline…