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Filleting Walleye – Cheeks & Wings Plus Knife & Electric Knife

April 25, 2013 7:45 pm0 comments
Filleting Walleye – Cheeks & Wings Plus Knife & Electric Knife

Continuing our series on filleting fish, in this post we will present two videos on filleting walleye.  There are different styles and approaches. We selected these two videos to share because while they present basically the same techniques, one makes a special point of capturing the “cheeks” and the “wings.”  […]

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Filleting Northern Pike – Getting Rid of the Y Bones

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Filleting Northern Pike – Getting Rid of the Y Bones

Northern Pike and larger walleye present a bit of an additional challenge when it come to filleting due to the Y bones that run along the top of the back on both sides of the backbone. In this video produced by Real Outdoors TV Show, you see a nice pike […]

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Fish Fillet Knife – What to Look For – Which to Buy

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Fish Fillet Knife – What to Look For – Which to Buy

Fish Fillet Knife Considerations There are five things to think about when considering which fish fillet knife or knives you want to buy. These are: Their length Their blade Their handle And any extras Plus the electric option. Fillet Knife Length Fish fillet knives come in three general sizes, short, […]

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Filleting a Sunfish

April 23, 2013 11:23 am0 comments
Filleting a Sunfish

I keep a fish scaler in my tackle box. I grew up scaling my sunfish and crappies and often still do.  The thought of filleting them seemed odd to me at first as these are not big fish. However there is a lot to be said for a nice batch […]

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Big Spring River Walleyes

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Big Spring River Walleyes

Learn How to Catch Big Spring River Walleyes The lakes are still frozen, and the season is not open for the most part except on some boundary rivers. Where that’s the case, it’s time to dress warm and learn where and how to catch big spring river walleyes. The video […]

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Tackle Box Spring Cleaning

April 20, 2013 1:44 pm0 comments
Tackle Box Spring Cleaning

Tackle Box Cleaning Time Cripes, it snowed another 8 inches Thursday.  Last year the ice was out and we could have been chasing pre-spawn crappies. Not this year. So let’s do some spring cleaning. Odds are that if you did any fishing last year, your tackle box is a bit […]

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Buy Minnesota Fishing License Online

April 18, 2013 8:00 pm0 comments
Buy Minnesota Fishing License Online

You can buy your Minnesota Fishing License online at mdnrgiv.BuyALicense Minnesota’s walleye stamp You can support walleye fishing by voluntarily purchasing the Minnesota walleye stamp. Buy your stamp wherever DNR licenses are sold, including online. Proceeds from sales of the stamp, which is not required to fish for or keep […]

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Fishing Seasons – Minnesota

April 17, 2013 8:41 pm0 comments

Below are the key fishing season dates to know in Minnesota as posted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Be sure to note key dates such as “Take a Mom Fishing Weekend” which happens to coincide with opening weekend and Mother’s day, a traditional point of friction for some […]

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Spring Into Crappie Action

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Spring Into Crappie Action

Winter is hanging on painfully long this year in Minnesota, but it can’t last forever, and that means it is almost Crappie time. Fishing for crappies is a great way to get warmed up for the upcoming fishing opener (May 11 in Minnesota), assuming the ice is out by then. […]

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Sharp Hooks Catch Fish

April 16, 2013 7:08 pm0 comments
Sharp Hooks Catch Fish

One of the simplest things you can do to increase your fishing success is to sharpen your hooks. How sharp? The tip of your hook should grab when you run it across your fingernail. In the short video below Bernie Keefe  who specializes in premier Lake Trout fishing at Lake […]

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