Author Archives: Dave Tackett

About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.

Best Walleye fishing Rock River

They do stock some pools on the Rock River, like the pool below Dixon, and pools above it. Contrary to fish stories put out by some unreliable sources, the best fishing on the pool below Sterling is around Phrophetsown. That’s … Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament Weigh-ins are Misleading

When guys hear about someone weighing weighing in a heavy stringer or fish, they think they must have a great spot full of big fish and everyone tries to figure out where that spot is. It can be maddening, I … Continue reading

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Wildlife and Nature Prints for Sale

As I mentioned I bought a new Canon printer that prints up to 13×19″, and the print quality is outstanding! I just bought some shipping tubes. I am printing out 8x10s to check print quality and make adjustments if needed, … Continue reading

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Photo Printer Tips – Canon Pro100

First Tip, don’t buy an epson workforce 7010, it is user unfriendly, refilling inks is a pain and probably won’t work as well. This printer never did print blacks well. It only has 4 colors. I wasted $250. Now that … Continue reading

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Fisherman – You’re Being Watched

No matter where you go on the water, people are watching you. There is a constant stream of trucks with trailer hitches driving through boat ramps or any look out. People in houses and cabins along the river watch with … Continue reading

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