May

22

Cast Shad Dancers on Nanobraid to catch shallow walleyes in clear, cold water

To catch the most pre-spawn walleyes in clear-water natural lakes “Up North”, cast Rapala® Shad Dancers® on Sufix® Nanobraid® where water temps remain unseasonably cool. Shallow walleyes in clear water are notoriously spooky, so making long casts with moving baits often out-produces vertically jigging live bait or trolling this time of year. Continue reading

May

8

Troll Down Deep Husky Jerk®s to defeat post-spawn walleye ‘funk’

By the time someone in your boat says something like “I guess the big girls aren’t hungry anymore,” it’s likely already too late – the big female walleyes you’ve been catching (or someone at the bait shop bragged he’s been boating) are long gone, having retreated briefly to recuperate and feed out deep. Yes, they’re still eating – just from a different menu, at a different diner. Continue reading

Apr

24

VMC® THE LIFE OF A HOOK

Think your fish-of-a-lifetime will test a VMC hook? Rest assured it’s withstood more trials than that in its lifetime before you ever tied it on, including fire, acid bath, pneumatic pressure, and microscopic inspection. Learn more about the life of a hook in VMC’s new behind-the-scenes video.