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Walleye Possible in Lake Michigan

Friday, September 13, 2013

The guy who told me about the possibility of catching a walleye on Lake Michigan out of the Michigan port of South Haven is, upon request, remaining an undisclosed source. He’s afraid the few guys who supposedly already know about it will, in his words, “give me grief.”  Read Full Story

Cranking ‘Eyes with Authority

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Slam dunk crankbaiting techniques for busting the backs of summer walleyes. By Tom Neustrom  Read Full Story

When X-Rap Prop And Pops Roil, Bass Boil

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

MINNETONKA, MN – Bass can be choosy when it comes to blowing up on topwater baits. At any given moment, it might be one action or shape that triggers a strike, or instigates sudden disinterest. Sometimes it’s the spatter of a wide-bodied, water-pushing popper that’s preferred. Other times it’s the slender shape and whirling props that whip the surface, and bass, into a lather. In either case, the sound created by the lure should reverberate through lateral lines from afar, but without excessive splash and celebration. All the while, a lure must look realistic and run true. A lot to ask for, but doable. Because of the aforementioned truths, Rapala devised two new irresistible topwaters to roil the surface – the X-Rap Pop and the X-Rap Prop. Each bares a shape and action that bass can’t help but boil on.   Read Full Story

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