It’s been a long time since we’ve fished Leech Lake in Northern Minnesota for Walleyes, but we’re back with a great crew of anglers. Leech Lake is going to a walleye renaissance of sorts, which we talk about in the show, and we’re back just in time to see the fruits of the labor of many people.
We’ve got a 4 anglers that are battling each other on two teams. One is “Team Live Bait,” while the other is “Team Plastics.” It’s a battle where each team is confident in their choice, but there can only be one winner. Rusty Lilyquist and Tex Maina are the live bait champions, while Pete Maina and John are casting hard with plastics. It’s a fun walleye show where we drift across the hot spot, and the hot spot is right in front of where we’re staying - a win-win.
Casting Bass, and Trolling Walleye
Show Date: June 13th & 14th, 2015
Location: Chequamegon Bay & the St. Louis River
Guide: Josh Teigen [715.813.0575 | joshteigen.com ]
It’s a two species, and two location show on this weeks episode. We’ve got a great crew as well: Pete Maina, Tex Maina, Jeremy Meyer, and Len Groom.
On day one we are guided by Josh Teigen on Chequamegon Bay for the large smallmouth bass that swim there. We are casing a large variety of baits & lures, including the Wack-O Worm & Jerk Minnow from Kalin’s, spinnerbaits and buzz-baits from Strike King, and the Pork Crawler from Uncle Josh. The fun part is, is that all the lures are catching fish, so whatever we like to cast, they will most likely bite.
The second day we were in town, Josh had a guide trip, but Len Groom took over co-hosing duties while we trolled the St. Louis River near Duluth Minnesota. Trolling using Strike King Elite Series crank baits was the ticket, as soon as we found the spot.
Out Fishing With Friends
Show Date: June 20th & 21st, 2015
Location: Vilas Co., Wisconsin
Fishing with friends is a fun experience, which is why we make a point to do it once a year. Our destination is Vilas County, in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin, fishing a couple of lake over the course of two day, targeting walleye and bass.
We are mostly working shorelines using live bait and plastics. Live bait consists of nightcrawlers and leeches, while the Kalin’s Jerk Minnow and Wack-O Worm get top billing in the plastics department.
It’s a fun trip with a good group of guys, and we can’t wait to come back next year.