August 19, 2014
One big factor in bait selection is water clarity. Here's how to determine the best lure and tactic based on the clarity of the water.
August 5, 2014
Docks and crappies go together like baseball and hot dogs. Here's how to catch more dock crappie this summer.
July 31, 2014
This week on Fish Ed, host Jon Thelen shows you how to catch mid-lake summertime walleyes on the tried-and-true Lindy Rig. The technique has been around a while, but he's got some new tricks that will help you put more fish in the boat.
July 23, 2014
This week on Fish Ed, host Jon Thelen shows you the most-efficient way to catch summertime crappies. His trolling tactic with Lindy River Rockers works almost everywhere, even on "metro" lakes with lots of fishing pressure, and is so easy that the whole family can get in on gathering meat for a summertime fish fry.
June 27, 2014
Devils Lake is well known for it's mammoth perch, prolific walleye population, and ever expanding shoreline. This week Fish Ed host, Jon Thelen, spends a day casting crankbaits for big pike. If you plan on fishing Devils Lake this year, Thelen will show you exactly what to do and what to look for to do battle with these hard-fighting fish.
June 27, 2014
Finding and catching bluegill is easy for most, but finding and catching big mature bluegill requires a refined approach. This week on Fish Ed Jon Thelen, host of Fish Ed, shows how to locate and catch big mature bluegill in shallow water.
June 20, 2014
Traditional summertime tactics catch plenty of big ‘eyes, or else they wouldn’t have become such strong traditions. Lindy Rigging, pulling spinners and suspending live bait account for countless catches. But sometimes, thinking outside the box is an even better way to put more, bigger walleyes in the box.
June 5, 2014
This week, Fish Ed Host Jon Thelen alters his plan to fish Lake Winnibigoshish due to weather and chases down post spawn walleyes on a small northern Minnesota Lake by trolling Lindy Jigs tipped with a shiner minnow. This can be a very effective, but often overlooked tactic for spring walleyes accross the Midwest.
June 5, 2014
Even the best walleye anglers in the world can learn something new on nearly every fishing trip. Maybe that’s what makes those guys so good. They know that tactics, bodies of water and the fish themselves can change from moment-to-moment, day-to-day, and even over the years. Successful fishermen believe they know how to catch fish, but they never close the door on the lessons fish teach every day.
May 22, 2014
This week, Fish Ed host Jon Thelen travels to Red Lake in search of spring walleyes. Lindy Fuzz-E-Grubs tipped with shiner minnows are the day's bait of preference for these hungry northern Minnesota fish. Check out this episode for tips and tricks you can use on your next fishing trip.