Walleye

fishermen in nitro boat pulling in walleye
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Walleye Fishing Fundamentals

Walleye fishing is part of the fabric of communities across the Great Plains and Midwest. Catching these fish requires an understanding of temperature and its effects on where fish move and how they…
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How to Catch More Walleye on Jigs and Crankbaits: Dale Stroschein

Walleye world record holder and Bass Pro Shops Pro Staff Angler Dale Stroschein breaks down his tips to catching more walleye on crankbaits and jigs. It’s all about paying attention to detail and…
The Author Jason Mitchell With a Nice Bottom Bouncer Walleye
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Bottom Bouncer Tips for Walleye

By Jason Mitchell In both North and South Dakota, bottom bouncer rigs have been catching walleye on the Missouri River reservoirs for an awfully long time. The popularity of bottom bouncers however…
News & Tips: Use a Tadpole to Get to the Fish
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Use a Tadpole Resettable Diving Weight to Get to the Fish

There are many different ways to get your fishing bait in front of a walleye when trolling. One method that I have come to rely on is using an Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Resettable Diving Weight (Model…
Ross Robertson holding a large walleye
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Proven Theories From a Walleye Fishing Guide

Spring Walleye Rise to the Occasion With unseasonably warm temperatures this past winter, many anglers already have their boats out of storage and ready to chase down some early spring walleye.…
Walleye pro Dave Schmidt holding walleye
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Pulling or Casting Flies for Walleye

By Jeff Samsei Cabela’s Field Staff team member Dave Schmidt shares his proven techniques. Walleye pro Dave Schmidt commonly uses fishing flies to get the attention of spring walleyes, but no fly…
Nice walleye caught on a jig in the shallows
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Jigging Tips and Techniques For Spring Midwest Walleyes

by Steve Worrall Walleye anglers from the upper Midwest love tradition and have the tendency to stick to it. Visit any lake or river during opening weekend of walleye; you’ll see minnow buckets,…
Nice walleye caught slow trolling a Salmo Bullhead 8SDR.
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Early Season Post Spawn Walleye Tactics

by Jason Mitchell Early season post spawn walleye fishing tactics often incorporate live bait rigging and jigging. Particularly with states like Minnesota and Wisconsin that have a walleye opener,…
Angler Keith Kavajecz rigging a jig
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5 Cast Away Lures for Great Walleye Bites in Any Season

Nothing beats the feeling of casting out a bait and having a walleye smack it! Depending on the lake you are fishing, the underwater structure, and time of year, there are several ways to cast for…
Anger sitting in a fishing boat holding up a large walleye fish
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Fired-Up for Falls Hungry Walleye

Right now, rivers are full of hungry and aggressive walleyes migrating towards their cooler weather hangouts. Fall is an awesome time of year to catch some great fish! These walleyes are on the prowl…
Angler holding walleye with snelled fishing spinners and nightcrawler hooked in its mouth
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DIY Tying Snelled Fishing Spinners - A Walleye Wonder Weapon (video)

For walleye anglers, snelled spinners are very close to a silver bullet. There are few places or situations where a snelled spinner won’t catch walleyes. Snelled spinner lures can be fished in lakes…
Walleye angler
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Fishing With Slip Bobbers for Walleye

Slip bobbers are a highly effective tool for catching walleye. They are much different than a conventional red and white round bobber that is clipped onto the fishing line and restricts not only how…