Click to escape another site's frames

brown trout, lake trout, steelhead, chinook and coho salmon

Lake Michigan Angler - logo
Dodgers and Flashers

     Friday, April 03, 2020
Like Us or Share on Facebook
Like us on Facebook Share us on Facebook
Site Index:
click on a topic area:

The main difference between a dodger and flasher is the action they make when being trolled. Dodgers have a side to side swaying action. Flashers rotate 360 degrees in large circles. Each impart radically different actions to trolled baits. There are many types and styles of dodgers and flashers.
Below are some of the more popular styles and
color patterns used on Lake Michigan.
dodgers dodger sizes
Dodgers from Luhr Jensen and Silver Horde, Colors: Red, Chartruese/Prizm, Silver/Prizm, Silver Glow, Hammered, White Fishscale, and Green Glow
Dodger sizes from left to right: Size 1 = 9 inch; Size 0 = 8 inch; Size 00 = 6 inch; and Size 4/0 = 4 inch.
flashers flashers
Plastic Flashers from Luhr Jensen, HotSpot, and O'ki Tackle. Colors: Red Cracked Ice, Tiger Prawn, Chartruese Glow, Coyote, Green Glow, Pearl, Coho Special, Green Splatter, Peacock, and Red /Silver
Bechhold Flashers. Colors: White /Silver, Chartruese Glow, Green Glow, Black Silver, and White with Orange Cracked Ice.
flashers flashers
Metal Flashers from Luhr Jensen, Silver Horde, and Shure Hit Bait. Styles: Abe and Al, Kelp Cutter, Double BB, and Action flashers.
TriFlash Flashers
Click on a topic to view that subject area
As topics areas are added the color of the 'link' will change.
Links in Black are not active.
General Tips and Information
Dodger and Flasher
Baits for
Dodgers and Flasher
Storage for Flys and Hoochies
Recommended Leader Lengths Changing baits on downriggers Modifing the action of Trolling Flys
Modifing the action of Hoochies or Squids Modifing the action of Dodgers and Metal Flashers Preventing Line Twist
Action Flashers Bechhold or Fishcatcher Flashers HotSpot Flasher:
Salmon Techniques
Pro Troll Flasher:
Salmon Techniques
Luhr Jensen
Technical Report:
Dodgers and Flashers
Luhr Jensen
Technical Report:
Great Lakes
Flasher System
O'KI Tackle Flashers    

This web page was last modified on Thursday, May 14, 2009

Copyright © 2000-2019 Lake Michigan Angler
No content, pictures, graphics, images or other material from
may be copied, printed, or reproduced in any manner, without prior written permission.
All rights reserved.