Where to Buy?
2016 Top Gun Member Profile - Rob Wendel

Rob Wendel

Home waters: Great Lake Michigan

A 20 pounder is a heck of a brown trout, a fish of a lifetime. Robert Wendel is shooting for a 30. He’s come as close as 24 pounds. The Wisconsin resident figures the stealth of his Hobie kayak will get him there. “It lets me catch fish not possible from shore or a motor boat. On top of that, it is just more enjoyable,“ he says.

Articles by Rob Wendel

Article image - Micro Baits, Mega Results
Micro Baits, Mega Results

Every fall I look forward to sight fishing with micro baits for brown trout and steelhead. It’s an often overlooked technique that is extremely effective. Double digit mornings with fish ...
Continue Reading »

Article image - Brown trout
Tackling Trophy Brown Trout Before Power Boaters Can Wet Their Hulls

The harbor has just begun to thaw from the Lake Michigan’s winter grip. The boat launch is still frozen solid. This is the best chance at a true giant.
Continue Reading »