Springtime Walleye

with Al & Troy Lindner

Depending on the year, the water temperature can be at a variety of degrees during springtime. This water temperature directly drives walleye pre-spawn spawn and post-spawn locations. There is a second factor that drives fish location, and that’s forage. For the most part, walleye starts spawning around the 45-degree water temperature. Once these fish get done with this activity, there’s only one thing on their mind, and that’s food. Now it just so happens the spottail shiners in our neck of the woods come in and stage to spawn in the shallows soon after the walleyes are done, so these fish do not need to move very far to get a bite to eat. That is where we’re at today, intercepting schools of walleyes roaming the flats in search of an easy meal. Al and Troy Lindner spend the day chasing springtime walleyes, which is often toe to toe action on spinning gear in the shallows.

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