May 2012

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What the Heck is Power Corkin’?

What the Heck is Power Corkin’?   Power corkin’ is driving around with your big motor at a slower speed over areas that you believe hold fish. While keeping an eye on your electronics, you can wait until you mark a fish that you would like to try for. As soon as
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Fishing Tips – Musky Baits to Use Early in the Season

Fishing Tips – Musky Baits to Use Early in the Season   In some of the northern states, the Musky season is fast approaching, and understanding which baits to use will help you see and catch more fish. As a general rule of thumb, thing ‘Small in Spring
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How Does a Drift Sock Work?

How Does a Drift Sock work?   What is a drift sock? A drift sock is a simple, but effective, cone-shaped device that helps slow your boat down on windy days, but it has other uses too. If you haven’t used a drift sock before, you might not know the advantages it can
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2012 Minnesota Walleye Opener Results – Mille Lacs

2012 Minnesota Walleye Opener Results – Mille Lacs   Well, for the first time in my all of my career walleye openers, I went out and threw my first line in the water at the stroke of midnight. There were quite a few boats out there, even boats that stayed until the wee
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Catching Fish and Being Courteous

Catching Fish and Being Courteous   As I am preparing all of my gear for the Minnesota walleye opener this weekend, I am also planning on picking out many locations on my lake map to try out before I get there. As I circle spots on the map, that look like great spots to try
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Fishing Tips – Can Fish Smell You?

Fishing Tips – Can Fish Smell You?   Studies of fish have taught us that fish are attracted to certain scents. This means they can smell. And it also probably means, they can smell things that they don’t like. Just like that big whitetail buck, if he catches of a
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Where to Fish for Walleyes In the Beginning of the Season

Where to Fish for Walleyes in the Beginning of the Season   If you’ve ever wondered where you should try to fish for your walleye fishing opener, you are not alone. Almost everyone has thoughts of catching lots and lots of fish on the opener, and not just a lot of
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