Winter Walleye Movements



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Read Full Article Winter Walleye Movements
Simple article describes how walleye change their home-range when winter sets in as well as the fish change their eating habits. Sometimes walleye establish a smaller home-range during the winter, usually only a fraction of the size of their summer range. On smaller lakes walleye generally stay close to most traditional structures such as steep-breaking humps, deeper portions of long points and deep saddles.
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Fishing with glow-jigs and crankbaits works extremely well in stained/turbid waters. This article explains why as well as gives you a few recommendations as to what to use. The ability to make a jig or crankbait glow has revolutionized the way people fish, most notably in cases such as icefishing for walleye. Factors such as shorter days, snow, increased cloud cover and snow drifts play a part in decreasing the visibility and water clarity for the walleye.
Read Full Article Ice Pike Strategies
Big water can be a daunting place to ice-fish for pike. However, if you concentrate on the weedy shallows, you won't feel like you've bitten off more than you can chew. The majority of pike hunt around the weedbeds, and that's where the ice angler should fish for them. While the weed-choked shores, bays, and flats of summer are long gone, a certain amount of stalk-type weeds, particularly milfoil and coontail, withstand winter.
Read Full Article Blue Walleye
Detailed information on the recent re-discovery of blue walleye, not to be confused with it's extinct counter part, the blue pike, as well as a theory/explanation as to why/what makes the walleye blue. Blue walleye retain this colour due to a lack of yellow skin pigment and a blueish protein in the mucus coating on its skin.
Read Full Article Fishing Shallow Under the Ice for the Big, Winter Pike
Description of shallow-water ice-fishing techniques used used to land monster winter pike. Also gives tips on where top position yourself as well as what equipment to bring. Pike come into the shallows because that's where their food is located. As winter continues, you get more. Timing plays a key factor in shallow water ice-fishing, something that can be very difficult to predict.
Read Full Article Fishing During Walleye Spawning
Male walleye mature around the age of three or four, while female walleye mature at a much faster rate, usually around one year. Walleyes begin the spawning season by returning to their specific location. These locations are found by instinct in the walleye. Right before spawning, male walleye will form tight groups near dams. The male walleye will wait in this location until the water is the right temperature and the females move in. During this time, walleye fishing is ideal. Once male walleye begin to feel changes in temperature following winter they begin their migration down to the spawning site.
Read Full Article Trolling Up Moonlit 'Eyes
Walleye really turn on at dawn and dusk. the walleye's unique eye structure gathers light better than a squirrel-on-steroids gathers nuts, and this gives the walleye a huge advantage at low light times. It's like walleye are wearing night-vision goggles while they are feasting on those helpless little yellow perch.
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