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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 use the water column. While their exact habits will vary by region and waterbody, here is a high-level breakdown of how to understand walleye behavior—and how to catch them—throughout the year.

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 being dialled in.  

Jig Fishing Tips for Walleye

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 rods factor into the equation.

The flies, which are typically bucktail streamers tied on No. 2 or 4 hooks, are instead cast or pulled with spinning or baitcasting tackle and delivered close to the bottom with three-way rigs.

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, crawlers, and jigs in play by most anglers. Nothing wrong with that approach, it’s popular for a reason…it works! Is live bait the best presentation? I suggest there’s an option you should try.