Walleye Held By Angler

When it comes to catching fish—especially walleyes—it’s hard to beat jigging. That means vertical presentations, pitching, slipping, and other creative ways to present a jig and live bait or plastic to the willing walleyes. Speaking of jigs, although there are a lot of different variations on the market, Northland offers a host of baits that match every water body and situation an angler can encounter. For starters, the Fire-Ball Jig and minnow is the bread and butter of walleye fishing…

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Angler Holding Spring Walleye

For anglers in the northern portions of the country where ice lingers and spring never seems to fully arrive, ironically enough, one surefire way to keep a line wet is to never put the boat away. As early as February and certainly by March and April there are ample river-fishing opportunities across the Northern U.S., even where most of the lakes are completely frozen. Many fisheries remain open year-round, but the spring spawn and 10-pound walleyes can get anyone fired…

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Lund Boat on Water

Mercury Marine is pleased to announce the 44th annual Mercury National Walleye tournament in 2022! DATES: This year’s event will take place June 11-12, 2022, on Lake Winnebago, at Oven Island in Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park. We look forward to seeing each of you there! REGISTRATION: Is OPEN at  and the event is already 2/3 full! (300Team limit). No registration will be taken AFTER June 3, 2022. DON’T WAIT! Get registered to assure your spot or you might…

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National Walleye Tour Logo

After a bone-chilling season opener on the Detroit River, the National Walleye Tour, presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, swings west to Lake Francis Case, a Missouri River reservoir in south-central South Dakota. Last year, Francis Case represented new water for the vast majority of the field. After two days of fast and furious tournament action, pros Chase Parsons and Tommy Kemos stole the show by finishing first and second with the same pattern. Back by popular demand, a…

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Walleye Artwork

In the coming weeks, a half million or more Minnesota anglers will be buying their 2022 fishing license in preparation for fishing the May 14 opener. MN-Fish Sportfishing Foundation would like to remind anglers that one of the best ways to improve Minnesota walleye fishing is to buy the optional Walleye Stamp when ordering their license. You can purchase a fishing license and Walleye Stamp endorsement year-round either online, or at one of the hundreds of retail outlets statewide that…

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