The infamous waters of the bay of Green Bay will be the battleground for the 2023 Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s National Team Championship (NTC), the world’s premier grassroots walleye tournament and city of Marinette, WI, an angler’s dream destination, will play host. The Bay of Green Bay is among the most requested venues amongst The Walleye Federation clubs when surveyed each year and for good reason. Not only is it a central location, allowing clubs from eastern and western…

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Walleye With Crankbait

It was a strange spring across the Walleye Belt with late ice-outs and generally cool temperatures. This has kept walleyes shallow after a similarly late spawn, but the reports are water temperatures are up and fish are moving past those first post-spawn staging areas and heading for slightly deeper water; on most waters, areas of emerging cabbage and coontail, the jungle which holds forage for the ravenous ‘eyes. So, what’s the best way to target walleyes that are cruising flats…

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The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) is heading to the famed waters of Green Bay in search of some great-lakes giants. Green Bay can be a magical place for a walleye fisherman to visit and we’re sure those coming to join in for the event are chomping at the bit to get a line in the water at the fourth stop of the MWC season, presented by Mercury Marine. Tournament director, Jeff Kelm, commented on the…

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Hopes were high leading into this weekend that Big Stone Lake was going to give up some big walleyes for the anglers of the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) tournament. The conditions leading up to the tournament on the boundary water between Minnesota and South Dakota were just right to help the anglers find what they needed to bring across the stage. The fish were primed and ready to feed after just coming from the spawning…

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Angler fishign with two rods wearing whitewater apparel

Mother Nature’s unpredictability comes in waves. Headquartered in Western Michigan, Whitewater makes performance fishing apparel that gives anglers the confidence to combat and overcome Mother nature’s challenges so they can enjoy better fishing experiences. Equally unpredictable are the myriad issues that threaten the health of recreational sportfishing and those who make a living there. “The National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) exists to protect and advocate for the common interests of its nearly 1,400 members who make some or all of…

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