Trout

Finding Fish in Transition – How To

Typically, as fall arrives, many of us head for the tree stand or blind, turning our attention to birds and bucks. Yet, what’s happening on the water this time of the year can be equally as awesome as what’s happening in the field.

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Trinity, Ho-ly – Three Lure Styles that Do it All

No matter where you jig or for what, here’s 3 lure styles that do it all What a season for ice and ice fishing! I’m always surprised when fishermen idle down their ice fishing attack by mid-March. Ice is typically

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Gear Up for Hard Water Lake Trout

It’s that time of year. The lakes in the northern hemisphere are frozen…the Lake Trout are on the feed. This is the time to target these majestic fish. Imagine fighting a 15 to 20+ pound monster Trout in 100+ feet

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How to Ice Fish for Lake Trout

This is how I fish for lake trout through the ice. It has worked for me in the past and it continues to prove that it’s a great way to do it. Water coverage is the key.     I

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New rods in St. Croix’s Wild River Series

If you listen closely, you can actually hear the sound an inferior fishing rod makes under pressure.   It starts with the incessant “creak” as a shoddy outer finish crinkles while the blank bends under extreme strain, followed by an

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A Solid Debut In Open Water For Williams HQ Spoons

Late last month, I had a chance to test out the new Williams HQs through the ice, for lake trout. Though not really designed as a vertical lure, their action, colour selection and hooking ability got my attention pretty fast.

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Evercast Edgewater Fishouflage Spinning Reel 2000 – Product Review

Today I’ll be giving you all a bit of information on a great reel that I have been testing all through my ice fishing season.  The hard water season is sadly missed already.  On the other hand, I’m really looking

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Off To A Great Start With New, HQ Series Spoons From Williams

I’m pretty confident that by this time next month, I’ll have put lots of miles on these new Williams spoons. From the time I can break enough ice to get a boat in right through early June, I do lots

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Lake Trout Falls Victim to the New Lunkerhunt Rattle Crank – Product Review

Well as most of you know, anything Lunkerhunt is my “go-to”. I just have that confidence when fishing with their baits; Lunkerhunt has all kinds of baits for whatever you are targeting. So with that being said, I’m pretty thankful

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A Lake Trout Tube That Exudes Confidence

Tubes have always been a valuable bait for me through the ice. I’ve used almost every brand available at one time or another, and enjoyed success with most of them. The hot tube can change from day to day, month

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The All Season Bait: Bass Magnet “Shift’r Shad”

Making waves through all four seasons. Well, it’s time. Spring is in the air and you’re gearing up for the changing of the seasons. As an angler, changing seasonal tactics can be a little like changing your tires. You have

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