You Never Know: Head Lake, ON
In this article I would like to address the day to day changes in fish, mainly Walleye. Two years ago I was on a week long fishing trip to Head Lake Ontario. The lake is fairly small but is full of fish. The first day of fishing the bite was on and we caught fish left and right on various crankbaits in a mix of colours, it didn't seem to matter what we threw at them they just ate it. On the second day with similar weather the bite slowed and on the same presentations we only got a few fish between the three of us. On the third day the bite stopped all together, at that point I decided to try some different presentations. I started to drag a 1/8 ounce red jig head with a white Mister Twister twister tail grub. The fish went crazy for it it was an amazing discovery. The fish bit on that for all the days, but the last. On the last day we couldn't mark a single fish on the Garmin, and we had no luck until we decided to go shallow for some smallmouth. Within a minute of switching to a rock shoal that's about two feet deep. I hooked into big fish. After a good fifteen minutes fight I managed to a 8 lbs Walleye to the boat where it was quickly netted. Overall It was a great trip. It just goes to show you no matter how predictable fish are if they're not biting or your not marking them just switch to something out of the normal and it will help you put more fish in the boat.