Fishing For Walleyes In Emerging Weedbeds: Part 2

Top Northwoods’ guide, Mr. Slip Bobber, Greg Bohn, has made a study of how to catch early-season walleyes from weeds. His favorite tactic is the slip-bobber. They cover lots of water in those big weedy bays you’ve identified to search for active fish. Here in Part 2, Bohn will reveal his secrets on how to best use slip-bobbers.

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Fishing For Walleyes In Emerging Weedbeds: Part 1

Ted Takasaki

Ask Mr. Slip Bobber, Greg Bohn, a premier Northwoods fishing guide, and he’ll tell you the most exciting thing about fishing for walleyes in May and June is the explosive action found in emerging weedbeds. Walleyes wait all winter for fresh green vegetation to appear. When it does, they flock to it, and so do anglers who know how to use slip-bobber rigs, Bohn said.

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Go Slow For A Walleye Round-Up

Have you up ever watched a cowboy on a quarter horse cut a cow from the herd? Rider and animal must work together as one, in perfect unison, to get the job done. The same must be true for an angler and a boat. Early in the year, successful fishing often depends upon the ability of fishermen to use boat control to their advantage. And a drift sock can make all the difference in the world.

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Big Water … Big Walleyes

Ted Takasaki

(Editor’s note: Ted Takasaki placed second in the FLW Walleye Tournament on Green Bay July 12-15, 2006. This is his view of the tournament.) Subtleties make all the difference when it comes to catching walleyes on the Great Lakes, or … Continued

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