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  • Are There Too Many Mouths to Feed?

    Are steelhead stocks impacting forage base in Lake Erie? Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario stock steelhead, are managers looking at possible impacts of such combined stockings on the lake's forage base? It seems logical that the forage base can support only a limited amount of predator fish (walleye and other native species).   Read More...

  • A Great Beginning

    A walleye begins its life as one of 25,000-700,000 eggs. The number varies greatly with the size of the fish, usually being 25,000-50,000 for each pound the female weighs. About the time the ice breaks on the lakes or streams and the water temperature reaches 45-50 degrees, the adult female will move to a spawning area where the males await her arrival.   Read More...

  • An "Unreal" Tactic for Summertime Walleyes

    Ah, summertime. Sunny skies, warm breezes ... great days for catching "Unreal" walleyes.   Read More...

  • Chasin' the Boss Gobbler

    Last night after our club meeting we was hangin' around just shooting the breeze with a couple friends on turkey hunting. We each traded stories about the birds we hunted those that we managed to get and those that got away. One thing about turkey hunters, they can tell a great yarn but as for the facts, they ain't no better than a fisherman.   Read More...

  • Exotic Invaders

    In October, I attended the Annual Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council (GLSFC) Meeting in Port Clinton. You probably think all we talked about was fishing however, the meeting was to discuss all issues concerning our Great Lakes. The major concern coming out of the meeting was the decline of the walleye population and exotic species.   Read More...

  • 6,999,000 Walleyes

    That's how many were left after morning on northern Green Bay, yet everybody came in loaded with fish. Hugh had told me that walleyes would be cruising the bottom of Green Bay as thick as clover in 111 fallow field, but I didn't believe him Walleyes are a sometimes fish, here today and gone tomorrow, but these were supposed to be different. The season didn't open until May 21, quite some time after the spawning season, and then the fish stayed around in the northern part of Green Bay off Michiga...  Read More...

  • The Mars Rover's Father Was Walleye!

    Jan. 17, 2004, All the news from mars about the Rover, Spirit, we forget he has his roots back here on earth. The Mars Rover came from very modest stock, his father, Walleye, worked for the sanitation department picking up trash.   Read More...

  • Lake Erie Walleye Trolling

    Lake Erie walleye trolling has come of age. Over the past several seasons, lures and techniques have come to the forefront which produce consistent catches of large walleye throughout the traditional June through October season. The one technique which now stands above all others in its productivity is trolling with crankbait/Flutter Spoon, "Double-Bait" combinations.   Read More...

  • The Real Scoop on Moon Phases

    Full Moon or Dark Moon? Major and minor solunar periods? Which is best?   Read More...

  • Finding those October walleyes

    In fall, walleyes can be anywhere . . .   Read More...

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