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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 The incredible, edible jig.  Walleye anglers love jigs because not only are jigs fun to fish but this presentation is also extremely versatile.  All season, any season, chances are you can use a jig presentation in some…

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By Jason Mitchell Have often heard not to fish memories.  When I look back however over my own fishing career, some of my greatest fishing memories involved trolling deep diving crankbaits over deep water.  So many situations from mid-summer on…

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By Jason Mitchell Large weed covered flats seem to hold walleye particularly through the first half of the summer.  These often-large nondescript locations can be often overlooked by anglers who have been preprogrammed to look for structure.  Depending on the…

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By Jason Mitchell Jerk baits can roll with a lot of different names and monikers.  Twitch baits, minnow baits…. Basically any slender profile, shallow running, minnow shaped hard bait.  The actions and characteristics can vary dramatically amongst different companies and…

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By Jason Mitchell Outdoors Spring panfish opportunities are popular with anglers for good reason.  Anglers can target crappie, bluegill and other panfish in often shallow water and the action can be tremendous particularly for kids and beginning anglers.  Regardless of…

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By Jason Mitchell By nature’s design, not all walleye spawn on the same day.  Not all fish use the same reef or tributary.  Spring spawning activity is often staggered.  As a result, post spawn patterns and locations can range all…

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By Jason Mitchell Outdoors Crappie fishing is a right of passage signaling spring for many anglers.  Pre Spawn fishing opportunities are often consistant and coveted.  Might not be a better time during the entire calendar year to target panfish.  Locations…

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By Jason Mitchell Over the years, if there is one mistake I have made when fishing rivers particularly early in the season… that mistake would be trying to use too light of tackle. The mistake of getting too caught up…

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