Tag: walleye

Photos show that fishing has been good up north

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.   Well, when you get several thousand, its quite a story that’s told. Good friend of mine, Todd Gessnee of Todd Gessner Outdoors is a guide out of the Wildcat Lodge in Boulder Junction Wisconsin.  This is a great fishing vacation destination that’s about 6 hours north... Read more »

Cold Water River Walleye

Fall is here and the days are shorter and the nights are longer. The air is crisp and what does this mean? This means its walleye time in the rivers! Most are unaware of what a good fishery there is to be had locally, especially on the Fox river. Well now is your chance to... Read more »

Lake Erie Walleye! Will this Year Be a Bust?

Lake Erie is always unpredictable. It’s not only well known for it’s walleye population, but also for it being windy, making fishing difficult. I just returned from my yearly trip out to the Western basin of Lake Erie in search of the golden creature of the local waters.  The walleye of course. Was it successful? ... Read more »

Gunflint Walleye, a tasty recipe

I recently received an email from Paul Krupin of Direct Contact PR.  He wanted to share a recent fishing experience and a great recipe for walleye. I’d like to share that email and maybe you’d like to get some of your fish out of the freezer and into the baking pan.  If you have a photo... Read more »

Kankakee River Report

Ed Mullady has been the publisher of the Sportsman’s Letter for over 50 years.  Ed is like the Godfather of the Kankakee River.   He helps me with my weekly fishing reports for the Chicago Tribune.  Ed just sent me a fishing report for this 4th of July holiday weekend.  Check it out. Hi!  Kankakee River... Read more »

Shabbona Report

I just received a fishing report from Jay Angel who guides on Shabbona, LaSalle, the Illinois River and other bodies of water. Shabbona Lake:  Water temps are in the high 70’s and the aquatic weeds have not grown up as high as they should be by this time of the summer. Walleyes: Walleye fishing is... Read more »

News from the Northwoods of Land O Lakes

The Land O Lakes ares is one of my favorite northwoods destinations for fishing and simply enjoying the outdoors.  I’ve been visiting this area since I first got married over 40 years ago.  Sure, it’s changed a lot over the years but there is so much there that brings back memories of the days when I... Read more »

Walleyes Unlimited

I just received notice of the May Walleyes Unlimited meeting scheduled for May 12 (Wisconsin) and May 26 (Illinois). To read about the scheduled speakers, CLICK HERE.  This is probably the best time of year for walleye fishing.  Clubs like this one can offer you some great information and an opportunity to become friends with some... Read more »

Fishing is good on the Kankakee River

I just heard from Ed Mullady who is the Godfather of the Kankakee River. Many know Ed from being the publisher of the Sportsman’s Letter, one of the oldest fishing publications in our area. Ed told me that the Kankakee River and its tributaries are in good fishing condition!  In Indiana, largemouth bass good, espically... Read more »