Bucktails For Walleye: Tom Boley

Bucktails For Walleye: An Unusual Technique That Catches Big Ones

When fishing grass or off the bottom, vertically jigging  bucktails for walleye is a presentation most anglers COMPLETELY overlook. One of those “catch-em-all” baits you can toss at just about any species, bass and walleye anglers have been reaping the benefits of this mainstream saltwater bait in recent years. The bucktail jig features tinsel and hair meant to draw attention …

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How To Fish Flutter Spoons For Walleye Bites In Open Water

Using flutter spoons for walleye is a very popular technique during the ice fishing season, but also very effective in open water. Spoons offer an irresistibly erratic action while helping anglers cover water. These two inherent qualities makes spooning for walleye a popular choice for anglers, wherever walleye can be found. The color, weight, style and design make all the …

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Ask Team MTB: Do Fish Sleep?

There are many slow fishing days on the water when anglers begin to ask themselves all sorts of questions. “Why aren’t they biting? Where are all the fish? Are they sleeping or something?” Wait a second, do fish sleep? The answer is yes, fish do sleep. Fish need rest just like humans and other animals, but the way in which …

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How To Catch Walleye In The Weeds

Not enough attention is given to fishing for walleyes in weeds and aquatic vegetation. Let’s give the bass a little break and take a look at some fun, unconventional, but effective ways to catch walleyes in the weeds. Why look for walleyes in the weeds? When should I look there? What should I use? Mystery Tackle Box to the rescue. …

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7 Trolling Tactics That Will Catch You More Fish

By late-summer and early fall, walleyes across much of their territory are pretty much locked into their feeding patterns, focusing on gaining as much weight as possible heading into the fall. In the Great Lakes, inland reservoirs, and river systems, this means that walleyes are spread out, and chasing any available baitfish. For that reason, trolling is the number one technique …