1. Tim, do you have any tips for catching burbot through the ice on Keweenaw Bay? I'd love to give it a shot but I've never done it before. Also, what kind ...more of gear do you use for them?

  2. Sorry I haven't been on for a while! I've been pretty busy with other stuff lately. Hopefully I will get to do a bunch of ice fishing this winter! Here is ...more a nice walleye from yesterday. Caught on a tip up with a sucker in a very unconventional way. I was marking most of my fish 20-30 feet down over 46 feet of water, so I went over to adjust the depth of the tip up. When I dropped my transducer down the hole I saw a big mark just below the sucker. I grabbed the line and started "jigging." When the fish started coming up I pulled the sucker up slowly to make him chase it, and he ate it! It was really cool to feel that kind of bite on a hand line. I fed him line for a minute just to make sure he had it, and then set the hook and pulled him in.

    1. Tim Swartz 0
      That's a heck of a 'eye there Tim, good to see you back.
    2. Jacob Anderson 0
      Awesome walleye and story Tim, glad to see you back!
    3. David Sharp 0
      Nice tim how's the ice on the bay? It's on my bucket list but 1st is Erie jan 20th.
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice Walleye Tim. Welcome back!
    5. Christopher Pereira 0
      Too busy for fishing? No, dont allow it! Too busy fishing to do (fill in the blank)
    6. Rich Pardy 0
      Who Dis!!! :) Looks like you havent missed a beat, nice way to start the ice season!!
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      That is a sweet Eye Tim! Awesome story on catching it too! 👍👍👍👍👍
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  3. A nice pike I caught a while back but forgot to post!

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Awesome Tim!!!
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice Pike? That's one helluva Pike!!!👍👍👍👍👍👍
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  4. Another nice BWCA smallmouth.

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
  5. A decent smallmouth caught on a Senko in the BWCA.

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Holy Cow!!! You caught one under 8 lbs???? Haha nice bass and pic!!
  6. Little walleye, cool picture! Caught vertical jigging in the BWCA.

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Way to go Tim!!! Nice 'eye
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      nice eye tim
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Awesome pic Tim! 👍👍👍
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  7. A nice walleye caught casting a crankbait at dusk on a main lake rock pile in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      It's not safe to wade with Walleyes that big in the water!!! Great work Tim
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      Awesome Eye Tim! Great pic too!👍👍👍
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  8. One of 15 big walligators caught casting crankbaits last night.

    1. Joe Shock 0
      Look's like a blast, miss those days!!
    2. Christopher Pereira 0
    3. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Right next to the nuclear discharge .. LOL. Awesome catch Tim.
    4. Big Vin Rhino 4 0
      Deep water or shallow?
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  9. Three of us had an awesome evening fishing pike and walleyes yesterday! The pike averaged pretty small, but the walleyes were averaging in the upper 20 inch range.

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Radioactive Mutant Ninja Wally!!!!
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      Holy Walleye Tim! 👍👍👍
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  10. A nice walleye caught casting a crankbait in super shallow water on the Green Bay yesterday.

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Yeah........ I want a shirt and hat too!
    2. Christopher Pereira 0
      nice one bro! how do i get some sweet fishidy gear!?
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Now THAT is an Eye!!!
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice walleye Tim!
    5. Mike Ellertson 0
      Nice fish!!!
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Hello! My name is Tim. I live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I fish for anything that bites on both ice and open water. I especially enjoy ...more picking apart waterways in search of trophy fish. I would rather catch one big fish than 100 little fish. Some of my favorite species include walleye, pike, smallmouth bass, and lake trout. I enjoy documenting my fishing adventures through photographs and videos. I graduated from Michigan Technological University in 2015. I currently work full-time as a mechanical engineer. Aside from fishing, I also enjoy hunting, skiing, photography, and researching advanced topics of theoretical physics, such as the quest for a unified field theory.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Walleye, Pike, Bass, Lake Trout
  • Waterway Little Bay de Noc
  • Lure Whatever the Fish Want