Perch fishing is heating up on Lake Winnebago!!!

Traded in the walleye fishing equipment for the perch fishing equipment and got some dandies.  Perch fishing is starting to heat up on Bago!!!  We were fishing just off the reefs in about 14 feet of water and dead sticking.  Red worms by far was the best bait with pieces of crawler not far behind.

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Fishing Clinic we held prior to Bago Walleye Club tournament weigh-in

Sunday I did a Fishing Clinic prior to the Bago Walleye Club weigh-ins at Menominee Park in Oshkosh.  After a tough day of fishing it was great to come in to talk and teach fishing to the kids.  All the kids went home with a fishing combo and NPAA Future Angler Shirt!!!  A big thanks to Karen Karch for helping to set everything up as I was fishing the torunament and Tim Euting for helping and allowing me to come in early.  Thanks to all my sponsors for allowing me to help with growing the great sport of FISHING!!

 

High Cliff State Park Fishing Clinic Feedback

Yesterday I received this email for the Fishing Clinic I did at High Cliff State Park:

Hi Greg and Karen,
Just wanted to send a special thank you for putting on probably the best program for kids and families that we have ever had at the park. We have had tremendously positive feedback from the adults, and I am still getting replies from those who attended.  I hope that we met your expectations and that you will consider coming back in the future. Perhaps we could resurrect our Outdoor Skills Day and have you as our featured guest. Just a thought!

Youth Go Fishing Clinic

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Helped out at the Youth Go Fishing Clinic where I helped these girls while fishing.

2013 High Cliff State Park Family Fishing Clinic

Yesterday I partnerd with High Cliff State Park to hold  a Family Fishing Clinic at High Cliff State Park.  What a great turnout of FAMILIES!!!  The event started out with me presenting my Fishing Basic seminar and then was followed by family fishing time.  After the fishing the …youth and parents came back for door prizes.  Navionics donated a Navionics + chart and was Jim excited to win it!!!  A big thanks to Shakespeare Fishing for fishing combos and educational books, Plano for tackle boxes and the National Professional Anglers Association for fishing combo’s and Future Angler shirts.  Each youth also went home with a tackle pack which included merchandise from Berkley Fishing, Northland Fishing Tackle, Tru-Turn hooks and more..  Thanks to The Reel Shot for providing bait.  Thanks to RJ Harwood and Karen Karch for helping out to make sure the event went smoothly!!  Thanks to Cindy from High Cliff State park and to Diane!!

Upcoming Fishing Clinic This Weekend – High Cliff State Park

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Come check out the Fishing Clinic this Saturday at High Cliff State Park in Sherwood, Wisconsin

2013 Farm Technology Days Fishing Clinic

This past week I attended 2013 Farm Technology Days in Barron, Wisconsin where I had an educational booth on fishing.  We worked with the kids on fish identification, knots and casting.  Almost every youth caught a backyard bass while casting.  I was on the Youth Stage twice where I presented my ‘Fishing Basics’ seminar.  We had over two thousand kids that went through the booth.

Walleye Fishing on Lake Winnebago is Hot!!!

Walleye fishing has been hot on Lake Winnebago!!  This week we took over twenty walleye over 21 inches and of those 5 were over 25 inches.  We were pitching Northland Gumball jigs with crawlers and did well.  One day we went out to the mud and trolled crawler harnesses in Northland #5 Fire Perch and Gold Fish and Big Eye Custom Lures Silver Dolphin.  Get out fishing is hot!!!

Huntn & Fishn Expo, Devil’s Lake State Park

This past weekend was Wisconsin’s free fishing weekend.  On Sunday I attended the 2013 Huntn & Fishn Expo at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo, Wisconsin.  I presented my Fishing Basic seminar at 1 PM.  Prior to the seminar I helped families while fishing and worked with kids on casting utilizing Backyard Bass.  It was quit cold and windy in the morning so most of the kids spent time casting for Backyard Bass.  All the kids attending the event received a fishing or hunting prize!!!  There where over one hundred kids in attendance with just as many parents!!  Had a great time.  What a great organization and event.

Yahara Fishing Club Kids Fishing Day

This past weekend was Wisconsin’s free fishing weekend.  On Saturday I attended Yahara Fishing Club’s Kids Fishing Day at Warner Park in Madison, Wisconsin.   I presented my Fishing Basic seminar at 10 AM.  Prior to the clinic I helped families while fishing.  After the seminar I worked with kids on casting utilizing Backyard Bass.  The kids were so excited to be able to catch a fish on land.  All the kids attending the event received a fishing combo or a tackle box plus each youth went home with some great door prizes.  There where over four hundred kids in attendance with a couple hundred parents!!!!  What a great event!!!