Fishing guide Tony Roach shares with Outdoor News one of his best techniques for walleye fishing in cold, deep waters. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Walleye Videos, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Ice fishing, Walleyes
The new MOU closely parallels previous 1999-2019 agreements that facilitated restoration of high-quality walleye fishing to Minnesota’s largest inland body of water. The agreement states that each entity will support the Red Lake Fisheries Technical Committee, a joint panel of experts that recommends policies and practices to maintain a healthy fishery.
(Wisconsin DNR)Over the last few decades, walleye in Wisconsin have been on a downward trend. As lakes in the upper Midwest warm due to climate change, this cool-water species has found itself with less habitat in which to thrive. Add in factors like lakefront development and loss of shoreline habitat, and the iconic fishery isn’t what it used to be….
Yup, first ice is upon us, and two renowned fisheries will be busy as open water gives way to hard water. Here, Minnesota guide Brad Hawthorne with Angling Buzz talk the early season bite windows on Lake Mille Lacs and Red Lake and offers bonus tips for whackin’ walleye on Mille Lacs. Categories: Ice Fishing Tips, Minnesota Videos, News, Walleye, Walleye Videos…
In Ontario, a fishing guide – also a Mitacs research intern and a Master’s student at Trent University in Peterborough – makes a significant discovery in understanding walleye food sources. See the video here. Categories: News, Walleye Tags: Fishing, Walleyes
The regulations, which become effective Sunday, Dec. 1, are the same as those of last winter but more restrictive than during 2019 open water fishing.
One river technique that will work from now until the spring run.
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
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,…
Anglers will not be able to target walleye when fishing on Mille Lacs, but may fish for other species and use live bait.
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.
High water on Lake Erie a bit of a “downer,” but these masses of mayflies are a delicacy for the walleyes to savor.
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.
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.
Record that before last year had stood for nearly 60 years lasts about 11 months this time around.
In addition, the council approved to increase the bag limit for walleye in Lake Erie and the Maumee River in March 2020.