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Freshwater fishing articles by Jason Mitchell, encompassing open water, ice fishing, and species specific tactical features to help you catch fish. Jason Mitchell has logged thousands of hours on the water and ice, earning a reputation for not only being an extraordinary guide, hunter and angler but also a gifted writer, communicator and promoter.

 

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By Jason Mitchell Smallmouth bass are one of my favorite fish to target.  Smallmouth bass are just built to provide joy and excitement.  Much has been written and said about the fight of a smallmouth.  The stubborn digging below the…

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By Jason Mitchell Early season post spawn walleye tactics often incorporate live bait rigging and jigging.  Particularly with states like Minnesota and Wisconsin that have a walleye opener, crankbaits often get overlooked on many fisheries and they shouldn’t.  Many anglers…

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By Jason Mitchell Flash back twenty years ago and most river fishing was solely slipping the current with jigs and minnows.  The art of jigging was choosing the right size jig so that you could slip at the same speed…

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By Jason Mitchell Lots to like about fishing for walleye in the fall.  Traditionally some of the very best fishing of the entire season particularly for trophy class fish.  Great fishing, big fish and less people… Always amazes us that…

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By Jason Mitchell Crankbait trolling for walleye is so effective come mid-summer.  Besides covering water, crankbaits also simply trigger fish.  Most of the prominent trolling patterns in the Midwest are basin, contour or open water orientated.  Trolling crankbaits is popular…

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By Jason Mitchell Rigging has continued to evolve over the years and remains a deadly way for catching walleye throughout the season.  Rigging can be a lot of different things depending on the angler and region.  The classic live bait…

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By Tayler Michels The upper Midwest is home to arguably some of the best largemouth bass fishing when you consider the sheer volume of unpressured fish.  In regions like Minnesota and Wisconsin where walleye have long dominated the fishing scene,…

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By Jason Mitchell Trusting your electronics has become cliché with walleye fishing but there is an art to distinguishing what you see on your electronics.  There are also so many situations where you just won’t mark fish right below the…

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