What exactly you looking for? To catch 'Eyes depends on the lake. Stained or not? Deep? Cold or warm? Gravel, rock sand? Up Nort' or down South? There are whole books on the subject.
Mille Lacs - Colors red and orange. Most people slip bobber off the bottom with leeches. Raps work good at night.
BW - leeches on Lindies. Caught many on red and white daredevils too. Minnows are too hard to keep fresh up there.
BS - ten feet or shallower. Lindies, plain colored hook. White and lime green. Leeches early then switch to minnows.
Winnie - Jigs and leeches and crawlers. Cranks along the shore. Very long Lindies (8 feet+). 14 to 25' deep.
Leech - May through June, shallow water. Shallow in August through September too. Jigs and minnows. Deeper humps and weedlines. Livebait rigs, spinners/bottom bouncers, slip bobbers and crankbaits will all produce. And trolling Rapalas for the night bite.
Lake of the Woods - Spring - Jigs or spinners with minnows. Bright colors because of stained water. Summer - downriggers with crankbaits. Fish deep.
If a spoon will catch a gravel lizard over 10lbs, Ill use it any day of the week.Ill admit that I have used a spoon and have landed many eyes in the 30's. So keep jigging for them 12 inchers netboy!!!!
If you've got short, stubby fingers and wear reading glasses, any relaxation you would normally derive from fly fishing is completely eliminated when you try to tie on a fly. ~ Jack Ohman, Fear of Fly Fishing, 1988