Elaine Davis spent Labor Day working the leadcore/crankbait bite on the Mississippi River. Word is she’s pretty good at politely telling her husband Tom to “get the net and don’t miss.” Lol keep after him Elaine…he’ll learn:
John Negley has been chasing a “trophy worthy of the TW email” all season and the dusk bite on the Allegheny River finally kicked out a biggun for him! Said she was “sitting in a slack-water hole that was about 3′ deep and absolutely inhaled a Rapala Jointed Minnow.” Congrats man!
Use multi-colored cranks to figure out what the fish want.
Brad Hawthorne uses how/where fish are hitting his multi-colored cranks to dial in what they want. A super interesting “why didn’t I think of that” kind of deal:
Hey Brad – know you said you wouldn’t custom paint cranks for anyone…EVER…but maybe you could break the rules this one time and make us the ultimate works-anywhere-anytime crank…? Thinking maybe something like this:
We all know that walleyes are made of delicious meat, but there’s a few other things they can be made of….
The Scatter Rap Glass Shad has been a killer leadcore bait this summer — especially in clear water — but Joel Nelson is REALLY liking ’em for targeting walleyes during the early-fall transition.
You can intercept those wandering fish by targeting the edges of weedlines — just off the first break in 10-14′ — while longlining with Sufix 832 braid 100-150′ behind the boat:
Meme of the Day
Hope things change for the better this weekend:
Today’s ‘Eye Candy
Still lots of great fall fishing left, but diggin’ this chilly teaser from Justin Boyer:
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