> A lot of teams concentrated on certain structures and finding areas with a lot fish and targeted those areas. Tournament champions Dylan Maki and Joe Bricko took a slightly different approach and decided to not just find those fish and wait for them to eat, they took the game to the fish.
> “Using forward-facing sonar and their bow-mounted trolling motor, the team moved across many different structure areas ranging from 5’ to over 20’ deep just cruising and covering water. “Our approach was to put as many baits in front of as many fish as possible. We used a variety of baits but pitching glides and slip-bobbers with live bait right on top of fish was the ticket.”
3. SD: World Walleye Championship, Lake Sharpe, Oct 5-7.
4. MN: Interesting Mille Lacs creel data.
5. MN: “Floating it Forward” program helps get seniors on the water.
6. WI: Green Bay awarded $275K grant to improve Joliet Park habitat.
That area is known for walleye.
7. Garmin pulls 9-peat.
Named “Manufacturer of the Year” – for the 9th consecutive year – by the National Marine Electronics Association.
8. Brunswick named one of “America’s Greenest Companies.”
In Newsweek’s inaugural list.
> “America’s Greenest Companies 2024 list recognizes the top 300 U.S. companies based on their progress managing environmental sustainability across more than 25 parameters in 4 categories: greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, waste generation, and commitment and disclosures.
> “The list reflects research and analysis of the top 952 U.S. organizations with market capitalization of over $5 bil, who pass the minimum sustainability standards set by the European Union, and have publicly disclosed sustainability data as of July 31, 2023.”
9. Yamama receives “River Guardian Award.”
10. MI: New tests show no silver carp DNA in St. Joseph River.