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Ted Takasaki is a top professional Hall of Fame angler who has competed on both the In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail (PWT) and the FLW Walleye Tour. He won the prestigious PWT Classic Championship in 1998 and still holds the all time tournament record for a one day limit of 5 walleyes, which weighed an amazing 53.2 pounds! He has been featured in many national outdoor magazines and has appeared on numerous fishing television shows. Ted is considered one of America’s leading walleye experts.
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Ted's Latest Articles
Wind is your Friend August 22, 2014
A steady wind in one direction over the course of a day or two is bound to ignite the fish on structure located on the windward side of a lake. Even a sudden strong wind can turn on action on reefs, points and islands because wind is an ally to walleyes in two other ways.
Critical Concepts for Boat Control July 8, 2014
Walleyes can be selective and finicky. Like all predators, they’d rather their food come to them, as they instinctively reserve energy for growing and reproducing. They tend to avoid chasing lures or bait. As a result, more walleyes are typically caught when the boat is moving slower than 1.5 mph.
Rock and Roll in Shallow Water March 25, 2014
Focus on the points and turns on the deep side first. Stay back from the edge and make short flips to the targets. Most casts should be under 15 feet. Twenty feet is a long one.
Get an Edge on the Fish March 18, 2014
Each type of edge is important in its own right. But, experience has taught us that the more kinds of edges that come into play, the more likely walleyes are there. A general example would be a structural edge, like a point, combined with cover and wind-blown mudlines.
Trolling Systems February 10, 2014
Trolling offers several advantages over other methods of fishing, he added. Though it’s fun to catch walleyes by jigging or rigging, the fact is the fish tend to be smaller than walleyes brought to the scales by trolling. Trolling is also a great way to introduce newcomers to the sport