June 2007

Episode 23
Door County Bass
“It’s this good until October!?”

Show Date: June 2nd & 3rd, 2007
Location: Sturgeon Bay, WI
Guide: Pro Guide Dale Stroschein [920-743-5731 | wackywalleye.com]

This week John joins pro guide Dale Stroschein and his buddy Paul on the waters of Sturgeon Bay for some tremendous Small Mouth fishing. Just a short drive from Dale’s beach resort, they fish the shallow bays that dot he Door County peninsula. Dale take us to rocky shorelines, in 3 to 10 feet of water casting spinner baits They catch some jumbos in this show, and this exciting fishing lasts all the way until October.

Episode 24
Beautiful Bay Walleyes
“A hot calm day in June, and were pulling trophy walleyes!”

Show Date: June 9th & 10th, 2007
Location: Bay of Green Bay off of Dyckesville, WI
Guide: Pro Guide Dale Stroschein [920-743-5731 | wackywalleye.com]

John joins pro guide Dale Stroschein once again in the bay of Green Bay for Walleye. This time they are on the Wisconsin side, trolling crawler harnesses, the walleye can’t resist. Through the course of the day they catch over 25 Walleyes that are 15”-27!”. Trolling in 8-16ft. of water in the southern part of the bay, this makes for and exciting day of fishing, Dale makes this fishing, which is good all summer, look easy.

Episode 25
Rockin’ Muskies ‘07
“Pete!! Pete!! Pete!!”

Show Date: June 16th & 17th, 2007
Location: Cass Lake, MN
Guide: Pete Maina of The Next Bite Esox Angler Magazine [petemaina.com | thenextbite.com]

It’s the first muskie show of the season, and Pete has the crew casting on open water. John joins Pete Maina of The Next Bite Esox Angler Magazine, and Pete’s rocin’ roll buddy Brian Schram of the Brian Schram Band. Listening to some tunes and casting relentlessly on open water produces some interesting results. They are fishing in sunny conditions in 60 – 80 feet of water. The crew tries all sorts of spinners, crank-baits, surface baits and many others.

Episode 26
Larry’s Summer Blend
“Man do these fish fight!”

Show Date: June 23rd & 24th, 2007
Location: Lake Winnebago; Oshkosh, WI
Guide: Pro Guide Larry Smith [920-361-4996 | walleyeguide.com]

Pro Guide Larry Smith Take a full crew out to the waters of the Winnebago Chain out of Oshkosh Wisconsin. John joins Larry on a guide trip on mixed-bag of weather day, with highs in the 90’s then rain and 35mph wind, this truly tests our four anglers. Casting most of the day and catching Catfish and Walleye there is some great acton. Even though the weather does keep the crew out of some locations, you’d never know it. They poud fish all day. Staying under bridges and jigging Zip’s may even catch a few.


Episode 27
Bass 101
“It’s kind of hard to stop fishing, its so mush fun?”

Show Date: June 30th & July 1st, 2007
Locations: St. Germain, WI; Little Cedar Lake, WI
Guide: Pro Guide Rob Manthei [715-477-2042 | robmanthei.com]

The Bass are home from school and class is in session. Rob Manthei guides John near St. Germain, WI to sight fish Small and Large Mouth Bass. It is a picturesque northern Wisconsin day and Rob takes us along the shoreline to jig for Bass right in their cribs. The fishing was so fun, John takes his two daughters Blake and Taylor on a lake near home to teach them the ways of the bass angler. This time they are looking for the fish in the weeds.

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