Top-Water WI Smallmouth Video

Long time Wisconsin guide Terry Peterson put on a July top-water clinic during this segment we filmed for Trophy Fish Hunter in 2015.  Terry is a master of all things smallmouth, and putting a BD Popper on the end of his line wasn’t even a fair fight.  What a treat to have my mentor and…

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Early Trout & Smallmouth

My friend Tony Brown joined Rick Quade from Trophy Technologies and I on Lake Superior for an early season combo trip in 2015 to film an episode for Trophy Fish Hunter.  Spring can be a crazy time of year on the “Big Drink”, and you can find yourself battling lake trout one minute or tangling…

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Pre-Spawn Smallmouth

Rick Quade from Trophy Technologies wanted to see how the Jerky J would perform on big Chequamegon Bay pre-spawn smallies.  Yep…  It produced big time!  After watching this episode of Trophy Fish Hunter you’ll want to to give this versatile soft plastic a permanent home in your tackle box.  It’s applications are endless, and even fish…

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Weedline Crappies

Mid-Summer crappies love relating to weed edges, and they didn’t stand a chance on this July day in 2015 when Nate Berg and I got together.  A nasty weather front had them in a hungry mood, and we were in the right spot to take advantage of it.  To say Nate and I love catching crappies…

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Late Ice Pike

The brutal winter of 2013 was one of the worst in history in terms of cold and snow.  I got together with the crew from Babe Winkelman Productions on Lake of the Woods in early April and braved the elements to catch some of the biggest pike I’ve ever seen including my personal best.  The…

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Mid-Summer Walleyes & Smallies

You can almost predict the weather by cameras arriving to film a fishing show.  It never fails…  Nate Berg and the gang from Babe Winkelman Productions have a history of bringing the worst conditions possible with them, but we also have a history of putting some good fish in the net…  This July trip in…

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  Even though they can become very spread out at this time, there are still fish to be caught near easily accessible shallower structures, and you don’t need to incorporate complicated techniques and technology to catch them. The 2013 fishing season definitely got off to a strange start with many of the Lakes in northern…

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Fishing With Legends

Then it hit me, I would be fishing in the same boat with two icons in their respective industries and professions.  Now my thoughts went from “this will be a slam dunk” to “I hope I don’t screw this up!”.   When Steve Toriseva from Babe Winkelman Productions contacted me in 2011 to schedule an…

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Huge Wisconsin Inland Smallmouth

My day on the water with Babe Winkelman a few years ago confirmed that the inland lakes in Northwest Wisconsin support word class bronzebacks as well. Everyone knows about the monster smallies that swim Chequamegon Bay.  My day on the water with Babe Winkelman a few years ago confirmed that the inland lakes in Northwest…

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