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, …

The Sound Of Crankbaits: One Knockers Vs The Traditional Lipless

By John Neporadny Traditional lipless crankbaits were movers and shakers that produced a rattling invitation to bass but some newer versions now come knocking for bass.  The addition of another sound for lipless crankbaits has increased the lure’s versatility. Once considered the top lure for ripping through vegetation in the spring, the lipless crankbait can be just as effective in many …

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3 Tube Fishing Tips To Help You This Fall

Some anglers make the mistake of putting away their tube baits when bass are done spawning, but besides being a great lure for springtime, the tube bait is also a productive lure in the fall. Bass favor tube fishing this time of year because it looks just like a shad, which bass crave in the fall. 3. Where To Throw …