Tag Archives: Jigging

Rod Review: Shimano Compre

My newest rod is my 7 foot, 2 pc, medium light Shimano Compre. I picked this rod up in 2013 for the sole purpose of jigging. My previous rod had been effective, but as I got better at picking up … Continue reading

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Fishing For Walleye, Catching Crappie

Recently a buddy of mine and I went out to Conestoga Lake to target some Walleyes. We had an area in mind, based on some intel from various locals. When the area to fish was described, I knew what I … Continue reading

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Rod Review: Fenwick HMX Medium Action

Probably the rod I use the most often is my Fenwick HMX 7 Ft, Medium, Fast Action, 2 pc rod. Until I purchased a rod exclusively for jigging, my Fenwick served as my trolling rod for medium / small baits, and for my … Continue reading

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Belwood Pike Derby 2013

This weekend saw me enter my first ever tournament, the annual Belwood Lions Pike Derby, held on Belwood Lake. There were over 500 entrants, and while I had no expectation of winning the tournament, my brother Chris and I did … Continue reading

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First Pike Tournament

It should come as no surprise that I love to fish. What some people don’t understand is that while the fishing is obviously an important element, there are others that are just as important. Things like the anticipation of a … Continue reading

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2013 Walleye Opener

This past weekend was the opener for the 2013 Walleye and Pike Opener in my district, and I was out on the water first day. It was great to get out, but it was a tough day on the water. … Continue reading

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Turn Your Dream Fishing Trip Into Reality – We Did

Looking back over twenty years of annual fishing trips, I confess there was always one  thing missing…the fish. Each year there is talk of the new tackle, the new strategies, that “this could be the year”, but the results are … Continue reading

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