Browsing: Walleye

Walleye specialty articles by Jason Mitchell, encompassing modern-day walleye fishing tactics and information, and trips and destinations. 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 Catching walleye through the ice consistently often means finding the point of contact.  The edge or structural element that funnels and pinches fish movements so that when fish move through a particular location, they pass through or…

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By Jason Mitchell Not all bodies of water offer solid after dark fishing opportunities for walleye but there are so many notable fisheries where we have traditionally caught the majority of fish or sometimes the largest fish long after the…

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By Jason Mitchell The advantage of trolling crankbaits for walleye is twofold.  You can cover a lot of water and swipe through large areas and you can also trigger fish that might not respond to some slower and subtler presentations. …

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By Jason Mitchell So many situations come late summer and fall where if walleye are present, they are going to show up on electronics. When walleye start stacking up on rock reefs, deep points and classic structure that is between…

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By Jason Mitchell Whether you are running a spread of planer boards on the Great Lakes or hitting a milk run of points with bottom bouncers on one of the Missouri River reservoirs, you would be hard pressed to find…

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By Jim Cunningham Anglers often debate the merits of soft plastics versus live bait. When temptation is necessary to coax difficult walleye into biting, good live bait often trumps soft plastics but what many walleye anglers have discovered is that…

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By Jason Mitchell The Midwest is ground zero for walleye fishing popularity. Midwesterners love their fish with the white tipped tails and luckily, there are several great walleye fishing destinations across the northern tier of the United States. Of course…

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By Jason Mitchell Larger established bodies of water get a lot of attention from walleye anglers.  Well-known destination fisheries are some of the surest bets for experiencing great fishing.  Locations like Devils Lake in northeastern North Dakota or Lake Sakakawea…