Walleye Reports

2018: Busy, but not forgotten!

2018 was a busy year- but sometimes the real world gets in the way of me sharing a few of the great trips, memories, and FISH with you all! Enjoy a quick recap of a great year on the Saginaw Bay. 2019 is bound to be great- […]

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Hooked up for 2017

What’s new for 2017? Well the Rock N Reel 2.0! A 30′ Hydrasports VX. It has more room for passengers, more room for fighting fish, quieter, nicer amenities……Overall – it is a really nice upgrade and a pretty sweet ride. I have stock company pictures posted on […]

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We are off to a great season

Fishing has been very consistent and enjoyable. I have had some great groups and a lot of fun on the Rock N Reel so far! If you or your group is looking for a great time on Saginaw Bay – give me a call and I can […]

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2016 Walleyes are here!

Welcome back spring. It was a long and challenging winter. First of all, I lost one of my best fishing buddies unexpectedly. Kenny left us to fish the heavenly waters above and look down on us when we are on the Rock N Reel. “Big Orange or […]

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2016 and Beyond

2015 wrapped up strong and it was a pretty solid fishing year. The only challenge was mother nature and the winds….but the fishing was excellent and we had a lot of great trips. I am now taking reservations for 2016. It looks to be a promising year. […]

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2015 Early on

I launched the Rock N Reel as early as ever, but did very little fishing in May. Wind and weather ruined several weekends. With the most recent storms, we will have to work to find fish and get the bay settled back down. I wanted to post […]

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2014 Update

Okay, I admit that I have been a bit lax in posting photos and reports. It is pretty easy to sum up, great people, excellent fishing, and several missed opportunities due to wind. I switched over to spoons (instead of night crawlers) and my catch rate has […]

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Saginaw Bay Walleye: 2013 Recap Video

Walleye on the Saginaw Bay

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2014 Is (almost) here

I think the Rock N Reel is as anxious to hit the water as I am. When I put it away last fall, we had new bottom paint and some minor fiberglass work completed. That means- once we get the ice out of the bay and the […]

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Holiday weekend—-> SUCCESS!

Not sure if I have ever boated this many keepers in a short period of time. The pictures speak for themselves! 4 man limits in less than 4 hours – including the boat ride out! We even had some good size fish to add to the catch. […]

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