Chris Burns and Roger Abel Win MWC Dubuque, IA!

Chris Burns and Roger Abel bring home the trophy!

What makes a good fishing story? How about catching the winning fish in a two day MWC event with less than five minutes to go before check-in time!! That’s how the story played our for Ranger/Evinrude Pro Chris Burns from Davenport, IA and his teammate Roger Abel from Cedar Rapids, IA on Saturday September 19th,…

Pasha Lake Fishing Report – Canada 2015

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One of life’s greatest blessings is spending time with family and friends. Last week in Ontario was one of this year’s fishing highlights for me because I spent it with my two sons, Chris and Matt, and new son-in-law, Jessie! Michele and Chad from Pasha Lake Cabins donated a week at their resort to the…

2015 Canada Fishing Report – Birch Lake

Spike with the biggest walleye of the week--a near 27 incher!

Birch Lake, Ontario: 1172. Was that how many black flies, gnats, and mosquitoes attacked me in Canada this past week?! Nope–that was how many walleye and pike my friends Tracy, Mike, Larry, and their Florida buddy Tim caught July, 2014 on Birch Lake! Tim was unable to make the fly-in trip this year so the…

Leech Lake Fishing Report

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Terry Hora, Tracy Hayward, and I left for Walker, MN, on Saturday June 6th to attend the second National Walleye Tour Event held on Leech Lake June 12-13. We arrived in the rain, got our boat checked by the DNR, then headed to Big Rock Resort to unload our gear for the week. I want…

Lake Erie Day 6 Report.

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Sadly, the Canadians, Jim and Doug left for home Friday morning early. Chris and I put in at the Mazurik boat ramp and fished the southeast corner if Kelly’s Island. Lots of charter boats running big planer boards ruled the water until a storm came early afternoon. Chris and I had two on right away,…

Day 5 Lake Erie Report!

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Last night’s storm had us moving quickly to get the Ranger covered. Chris and I caught 15 walleyes today, the biggest a 26 incher! Chris cleaned our limit of 12 for the family fish fry in June. Jim and Doug caught ten with another 29 incher! Sadly, the Canadians return home tomorrow while Chris and…

South Dakota Fishing Report 5/24/2015

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The past two days have been very good to us. Thursday started out cold and windy, so we decided to go to our catfish lake because the protection from the wind. As soon as we dropped our anchors, the catfish started to bite. We ended the day early when we limited out on catfish. The…

Bull Gills!

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This picture is from a great afternoon of bluegill fishing on 5/16/2015. The farm pond we fished needs to have multiple gills managed each spring to keep the balance amongst the waters other fish species. A friend and I fished the pond using my Old Town fishing kayaks from about 2-5:30pm putting some really nice…

Dubuque Walleye Angler Trail Results!

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Ranger/Evinrude Pro Chris Burns and his partner, Kenny Brenner, won the Walleye Anglers Trail event out of Dubuque’s Mystic Casino Sunday, May 17. Their team lead a total number of 28 teams in the “catch, record, release” event. They weighed five fish for a total weight of 37.51 pounds with their big walleye checking in…

Dick Hiley St. Jude Bass Classic Reaches New Heights – Two Million Dollars Raised

Minneapolis, Minn. (May 6, 2015) –  Seventeen years ago, a group of anglers organized what would become a bass fishing tournament extraordinaire. They wanted to fish with a purpose. After all these years, their threshold of making that difference hit the $2,000,000.00 mark. With a whopping $316,650.00 raised last weekend on the Mississippi River, the…