Fishing

Trolling tips for Green Bay walleyes [video]

Jarod Higginbotham, of Yakima Baits, shares some trolling tips for walleyes on Day 2 of a Green Bay fishing trip. Action on Day 2 was steady because of some of the changes Higginbotham made on the trolling rigs. We caught a few catfish, walleyes and sheepshead throughout the day. Then suddenly, during our last 10 minutes of fishing, we boated…

Custom Jigs & Spins introduces tungsten glow bug jig with UV (video)

Custom Jigs & Spins of Coralville, Iowa, has introduced its new JaJe fly, which the company calls a tungsten fly with attitude. According to the company, the hackle is resilient and tied in to stay secure, even after dozens of catches. And its compact yet heavy, brightly-colored tungsten head keeps the super-sharp Japanese hook riding at a 30-degree angle for instant hook…

Fisheries survey work paints clearer picture of Michigan’s Paint Creek (video)

The Michigan DNR recently concluded a mark-and-recapture fisheries survey on Paint Creek in Oakland County to better understand the waterbody’s brown trout population. The DNR manages a portion of Paint Creek, downstream from Lake Orion, as a high-quality brown trout stream – as evidenced by its inclusion in the department’s Trout Trails online application. The recent survey, conducted late this summer, used…