Lures, Rigs, And Jigs That Crush Walleye In The Fall

A fall walleye is a hungry walleye. And anglers willing to put in the effort each Autumn can reap the rewards of the year’s best fishing. Usually, in early October, walleye begin transitioning to predicable areas in groups, fattening up for winter together as they gorge on meals, generally consisting of minnows or baitfish. For lake walleye, the first fall …

Fall Fishing For Crappie: 10 Tips You Need To Know

Leaves turning colors and air temperatures dropping signal the start of the crappie fall feeding festival.  When autumn arrives, crappie snap out of their summer patterns and gorge on baitfish in preparation for a long, cold winter. The fish migrate from their deep summer haunts to the shallow flats’ dining areas before returning to deep water later in the season. Anglers …

Fall Fishing For Bluegill: 10 Tips You Need To Know

Bluegill have a voracious appetite but a small mouth, so you need to tempt them with things like little jigs and spinners. Cast lures next to the weed lines, docks, or wood cover to catch bigger bluegill.  During the summer, you can find an abundance of small bluegill in hot shallow water, but big bluegill seek cooler temperatures, often found in the depths. However, …

Bass Fishing In The Grass: 3 Baits That Will Crush All Summer Long

When the temperatures are sweltering during the dog days of summer, and the heat becomes unbearable, the bass near you will be seeking cooler water. Thick patches of aquatic plants like milfoil, coontail, lily pads, or pondweed are all places where bass can camp out and stay cool. The rich plant life provides shade and pumps out oxygen during the …