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May 2018

Cast Rippin' Raps For Big Walleyes This Spring
by Tony Roach
With baseball season in full swing, walleye anglers should warm up their pitching arms and get ready to rip. To catch the most early-season ‘eyes, rest your kicker motor and work out a Rapala Rippin' Rap, casting it to shallow rock piles, sand flats and break lines, rather than trolling over them. "When early-season walleyes are up shallow feeding, they can get spooked if your boat's right on ... more

November 2012

Ice Cranks
by Tony Roach
Energetic tactics reveal big walleye sweet spots Lots of buzz circulating these days about basin walleyes. We're talking heavyweight fish that roam vast spans of flat, seemingly featureless water. Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba has 'em. The Great Lakes. Prairie reservoirs. Even natural lakes like Mille Lacs, Minnesota host legions of these nomadic giants. Tell you about a little discovery I've m... more

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