Devils Lake Walleye Tournament Adds More Fun & More Ways to Win

The longest running walleye tournament in North Dakota has been made even better after the Devils Lake tournament committee spent several late winter nights huddled around the fireplace. Several contests within the main tournament have been added, and the community has created a walleye festival around the tournament dates, June 27 – 28. Todd Caspers,…

Detroit River with a Detroiter

Featuring Capt. Dave Nichols I had the chance to fish the Detroit River for several days this April with native Detroiter, Nick Capussi. Nick is the operations director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids and deeply involved with the Fish-O-Rama event sponsored by Walleye Wisdom. We committed to jig fishing the river…

Good news for our Wisconsin walleye anglers.

The state of Wisconsin has decided to do something about declining walleye populations and embark on an aggressive stocking program. “That’s not an overstatement,” said Ron Bruch, statewide fisheries planning coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. “We’ve never done anything like this before. We’re not sure anyone has. We’re not doing this on…

W.A.T. Tournament Report: Genoa, WI!

The first of four Mississippi River walleye fishing tournaments with the W.A.T. Tournament series was completed Sunday, April 6. My fishing partner for the events is business associate Roger Abel. Roger was kind in allowing us to fish out of his Ranger 620 while I’m awaiting getting my boat ready for the season. We headed…

It’s Official. They’re Biting!

Friend Roger Abel from Cedar Rapids landed this 29-inch walleye on the River Sunday! Roger was fishing with his pal, Buzzy, both jigging and pulling three-ways. Glad Roger will be fishing with me at the W.A.T. Event next weekend in Genoa, WI!!

Final Day Sardis Lake Fishing Report!

Tracy Hayward and I finished our crappie fishing trip to northern Mississippi’s Sardis Lake on Wednesday. In spite of the cool temps in the low 30’s, we were able to put the little Lund Explorer on the water early and went to the spot along the lake’s north shoreline where we caught them on Monday.…

Sardis Lake Fishing

Tracy Hayward and I caught a total of eight, the biggest was 15 inches. Day started in low 30’s and 2mph winds!! Day ended with sun and calmer waters. All fish caught on crappie rigs slow trolling with long rods. Still have a lot to learn about Sardis Lake!

Ice Fishing Outing (IFO) 2014!

The 2014 Ice Fishing Outing (IFO) Group left Friday, February 21, for Devil’s Lake, ND. Devil’s Lake was a 14 hour drive on Friday because the three vehicles from Cedar Rapids had to skirt a blizzard and stay south of the storm traveling to western Iowa before we could head north on Interstate 29 toward…

Lyons on Lake of the Woods

Tim Ellerbroek, Jesse Cooksley, and I just got back on Monday from a fishing expedition to the ocean like waters of Lake of the Woods. Unfortunately, one member of our four man group couldn’t make the trip due to an untimely death in the family. So we were a group of three. We fished out…

Plenty of fish are there, but be safe on the ice

Press Citizen. A fatal fall through the ice near Montezuma on Saturday underscored the risk, before most ice anglers had even stepped for the first time this season. By midweek around here, several days of temperatures in the single digits to teens had added a little more heft to the early ice sheet on Lake…

Devils Lake Ice Fishing Season about to Get Hot!

With the cold Thanksgiving week, anglers are gearing up for their first Devils Lake perch forays of the season. The back bays and even some major portions of this sprawling North Dakota lake have frozen, however local authorities are in the “warning mode,” and urging first-icers to use the utmost caution. Perch have always been…

AIM Announces AIM Weekend Walleye Series

Anglers Insight Marketing LLC (AIM) is pleased to announce the formation of a new tournament circuit aimed squarely at the grass-roots walleye angler. The newly formed AIM Weekend Walleye Series will feature exciting team style competition with anglers competing in several states including Minnesota and Wisconsin. These events will showcase AIM’s revolutionary Catch-Record-Release™ (CRR) tournament…