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MULL BLOG Smithwick Perfect 10 Comes on Strong for Erie Eyes

Monday, March 30, 2015

Smithwick Rogues used to go hand-in-hand with Lake Erie walleye for as far back as I can recall. I remember when South Dakota Steve won an In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail event I was covering for the Walleye In-Sider with a Rogue, and I can remember Captain Rich Stedke deploying Rogues back before Reef Runners became the main deal on that big body of water. Now Lake Erie walleye guys might have to add a third stick bait to their arsenal of Reef Runners and Rapala Husky Jerks: The Smithwich Perfect 10. Here's a story that uses the expertise of my new buddy Matt Hougan, who sells Smithwick, Bomber, Lindy and other lures for PRADCO (so he has a little bias) about this new lure for trolling up Erie 'Eyes. – Dave Mull   Read Full Story

MULL BLOG Never Share a Ned Rig

Friday, March 27, 2015
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Berkley Promo Sending Tackle to 20K Anglers

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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MULL BLOG Coho Time for Lip-Stix

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

“Wheel of Fortune” fans will recognize that headline as a “Before And After” challenge. But let me tell you what it means. One of my favorite stickbaits for early season cohos and browns on the Great Lakes has been the Brad’s Lip-Stix. Boy was I sad when I heard they were discontinued. Not that Challenger Minnows, Reef Runner Little Rippers, Smithwick Rogues, Bombers, ThunderSticks, Bay Rats, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera don’t work, I just really liked some of the colors available in the Lip-Stix.  Read Full Story

MULL BLOG Catching pre-spawn walleyes in rivers

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Geez, who doesn't like catching walleyes in rivers? Here's a great article with some helpful info as we ready to do that this season. –Dave Mull  Read Full Story

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IN THIS ISSUE
  • Chip's 10 Tips for Better Fishing Photos
  • Super Spread
  • Saginaw Bay Walleyes on Ice
  • Niagara
  • Setting Traps for Steelhead on Ice
  • Chilling Out: Steelheading on the Pere Marquette River
  • Brown Trout
  • Recharge Your Eggs for Spring Steelhead Success
  • Ice Fishing for Lake Erie's Western Basin Walleye
  • A New Take on an Old River