There’s nothing wrong with cashing in on some eater-sized walleye, but if you want to consistently target larger walters, you need to change up your overall strategy. Check out this video from the folks at Angling Buzz for ways to upsize your presentation and catch bigger walleyes as a result. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, How To’s, Walleye, Walleye Videos Tags: Angling Buzz,…
During their sentencing in Ashtabula Municipal Court, each angler was ordered to pay a fine and restitution for 99 walleye, totaling a combined $9,360 in court costs and restitution. The judge also revoked their Ohio fishing licenses for three years. All six anglers were added to the Interstate Wildlife Violator’s Compact, which could cause them to lose their fishing rights in 46 other states.
A bounty on walleyes? In addition to the possibility of catching a $1,000 fish, through an incentives program meant to weed out invasive walleyes here, each non-tagged walleye head turned in enters anglers into a monthly drawing for 10 $100 cash prizes. Read about it here. Categories: Fishing, News, Walleye, Walleye Videos Tags: Walleyes
From jigs to crankbaits, unleash a greatest hits of top angling tactics to convince walleyes to fall in during the great bite of autumn.
For the second consecutive year, Ohio’s numbers point to an exceptional walleye hatch, the second-highest in the history of the survey, and the yellow perch hatch was also strong, well above its long-term average.
Al Lindner is arguably one of the best anglers alive at ripping jigs and plastics for walleyes. In this video from the folks at Angling Buzz, he explains what you need to know master the art of rip-jigging. Check it out below. Categories: Fishing, Fishing, Fishing Tips, How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos,…
Guided angler caught and released the gorgeous fish in the Glacial lakes region of northeastern South Dakota last week.
Anglers will not be able to target walleye when fishing on Mille Lacs, but may fish for other species and use live bait.
The current regulations allow one fish over 14 inches and two fish under 14 inches to be harvested. WFT would like to see that changed to a harvest limit of three fish daily between 15 and 20 inches and no fish between 20 to 24 inches. The change would also allow one of three harvested fish to be longer than 24 inches.
While local populations off New York’s shoreline have been increasing, the real kicker to our walleye population numbers is the migrating schools of fish that show up every year from the Western Basin of the lake. As many as 10 percent of the lake’s Western Basin walleye will take a trip from Ohio to the western reaches of the lake – as far as Buffalo.
Nearly 330,000 fingerlings were placed in early July in northern Little Bay de Noc near the mouth of the Whitefish River. Another 135,000 were stocked near Gladstone, Kipling and the lower Escanaba River.
Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel recently finished stocking more than 140 lakes across the state with walleye fingerlings, completing one of the largest stocking efforts in the history of the agency.
After a decades-old roller-coaster ride with the walleye population, the number caught in the U.S. waters of Lake Erie increased from nearly 417,000 in 2011 to almost 2 million in 2018.
The proposed change is being lauded by some Lake Erie charter captains and anglers.
Spinner rigs are very versatile for covering various depths of water and locating actively feeding walleyes.
High water on Lake Erie a bit of a “downer,” but these masses of mayflies are a delicacy for the walleyes to savor.
Jason Lesmeister got a chance to break away from Alaska to fish some Minnesota lakes and landed his personal-best walleye, a 29.5-inch beast that he caught on Lake Minnetonka. (Photo by Tim Lesmeister)My son, Jason, has always been an outstanding angler. He has a knack for finding fish and always seems to know what they will bite on. He was…
The late Steve Person, a regular on an annual fishing trip with friends on Lake Erie, held up a nice walleye on a past trip. (Photo by Tim Failor)I just arrived home from a fishing trip out of Port Clinton, Ohio, which promotes itself as the walleye capital of the world. From what I’ve seen after every visit, I cannot…
As May transitions to June, the top walleye bite of the year has arrived. Marking fish and walleyes aren’t responding? The onus is on you to mix it up.
North Dakota Game and Fish biologists have been conducting their annual spring walleye spawning operations on Lake Sakakawea in recent days and the results have been extremely good, maybe the best ever in the history of the state’s biggest body of water.
After an investigation, it was concluded that the fish was foul-hooked, and therefore cannot be recognized as a state record.
In recent decades, Mille Lacs’ water clarity has increased, most likely due to septic system improvements around the lake and the invasion of zebra mussels, which are filter feeders that strain out microscopic algae.
It marks the day fishing can begin for walleye, northern pike and trout in lakes. Out of the 1.4 million licensed anglers in Minnesota, about half a million will take part in the tradition of the opener, which this year falls on Saturday, May 11.
Don’t just fish memories when locating fish; use your electronics and search according to lake and weather conditions.
Monitor water temperatures closely and bring live bait, especially leeches and shiners, to connect with Minnesota’s favorite sportfish on May 11 and beyond.
Three anglers face loss of fishing licenses, fines after being caught with 80 walleye.