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…

2014 NPAA Conference Invitation

I wanted to post the contents of the invitation letter here on WW so that everybody knows of a great event coming up in Minneapolis: November 1, 2013 2014 NPAA Conference Invitation To: NPAA Members, Past Members, and Guests In 2014, the NPAA will work to “Motivate and Inspire” our Members and our Partners to…

Skarlis Claims National Crappie Title!!

Veteran Walleye Pro Angler Tommy Skarlis and his Partner Kyle Steinfeldt of Iowa did what no other Yankee has ever done… Go down to Alabama and win the Crappie Master National Championship on Lake Grenada! The tournament is often dominated with expert spider rig fishermen trolling southern crankbaits or minnows. Well Tommy and Kyle broke…

The Week Ahead.

First off we should mention that the NWT championships are going to be taking place at Devils Lake in North Dakota starting this weekend. Gary Speicher will be competing at the professional level while sons Matt and Chris will be competing as co-anglers. Prefishing is going on currently and I’ll keep you updated as the…