Fall Walleye School

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September 27th - 30th, 2018

Three nights lodging
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Bait, ice
$650/person

Two top walleye experts, Johnnie Candle and Doctor Sonar (Bruce Samson) combine blocks of classroom teaching with on-the-water application for a weekend filled with great information for walleye fishing success! Learn how to utilize electronics to approach any new lake and develop a game plan that works.

Walleye school will also focus on showing the process Johnnie and Doctor use to prepare for their tournaments.

Your increased understanding and knowledge of electronics and great new techniques used by the pros will help you find and catch walleye in any body of water.

Deposit requirement: $100/person

Cancellation policy:

Cancellations prior to August 19, 2018: Deposits will be refunded in full.

Cancellations after August 19, 2018: Deposits will only be refunded if your spot/reservation can be filled.

Contact Ed at Vermilion Dam Lodge to book your trip right now!

ed@vdl.com


The Instructors

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johnniecandle2 Johnnie Candle


  • National Walleye Champion
  • 46 WalleyeTourament placements in 18 years
  • Full-time professional fisherman/educator
  • Developed and teaches well known “Walleye University" course

Johnnie Candle - www.johnniecandle.com

doctorsonar2 Doctor Sonar (Bruce “Doc" Samson)


  • Eight-time Professional Walleye Trail circuit winner
  • Two-time National Walleye Champion
  • Recipient of “Top PWT Teaching Pro" award
  • Well known around the U.S. for his classes on electronics
  • Produces DVDs on Electronics Instruction and Fishing skill

Doctor Sonar - www.hightechfishing.com


The Class Schedule

Thursday

  • 1 - 5 pm: Check-in, registration
  • 6 - 7 pm: Dinner
  • 7 pm: Introductions, course overview
  • 7:30 pm: Building a Fishing Game Plan
  • >with Johnnie Candle
  • 8:30 - 10 pm: Understanding Sonar & Data Recording
  • >with Doc Sonar

Friday

  • 7 - 8 am: Breakfast - local guide presents information
  • >Discuss locations, maps and presentations
  • 8 - 9 am: Rigging session on the docks
  • >Anglers can leave when comfortable
  • 9 am - noon: Fishing
  • Noon - 2 pm: Lunch
  • >Discuss morning fishing results
  • >Adjustments and planning for the afternoon
  • 2 - 6 pm: Fishing
  • 6 - 8 pm: Dinner and social hour
  • 8 - 10 pm: Review fishing results/discuss fishing data
  • >Plan for Saturday fishing.

Saturday

  • 7 - 8 am: Breakfast - guest speaker
  • >Discuss locations and presentations
  • 8 - 9 am: Rigging session on the docks
  • >Anglers can leave when comfortable
  • 9 am - noon: Fishing
  • Noon - 2 pm: Lunch
  • >Discuss morning fishing results
  • >Adjustments and planning for the afternoon
  • 2 - 6 pm: Fishing
  • 6 - 8 pm: Dinner and social hour
  • 8 - 10 pm: Review fishing results/discuss fishing data

Sunday

  • 7 - 8 am: Breakfast - no speaker
  • 9 am - noon: Fishing
  • Noon - 2 pm: Lunch, awards ceremony, wrap-up

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