Techniques

You have made plans for an unforgettable Minnesota fishing vacation, chosen the hottest fishing spots, reserved your cabin or lakeside campsite, and purchased some great new fishing clothes and angling gear and gadgets. To make the most of your trip, you should also be certain that you have a strong foundation in techniques and skills that will turn a fishing endeavor into a fishing (and catching) adventure.

Are you an experienced angler considering using electronics for the first time? Perhaps you are usually a fair weather fisherman used to summer trolling on open water or dangling a line from one of the lakeside fishing docks, and now you want to try your hand at ice fishing. Or are you a beginner, seeking patterning tips and tricks used by veterans of the Minnesota waterways?

Here, you can learn all you need to know to have a successful Minnesota fishing vacation, whether you will be trolling the rolling open waters of the Mississippi, casting a line from a pebbly shore or a fishing dock, or setting up an ice fishing shelter to await the mighty walleye. Whether you are looking to master a new technique, learn the best rigging for walleyes, or improve your knowledge of knots or line selection, you can find the information you need to hone your skills in our professional tips, how-to videos, and in-depth technique descriptions.