Imagine a vast rolling plain dotted with wetlands teeming with fathead minnows, and you're picturing a walleye's dream smorgasbord.
Fall can be a trying time for walleye seekers. As water temps plummet, ‘eyes focus on steep breaks in deep water, where they can be hard to find and tough to catch. At least, that's the story during the day.
Choosing a crankbait for trolling is tough. Where do you start, given the nearly astronomical number of options in lure size, profile, action and color?
Learn the hottest tricks from the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s top guns
NAFC staff and members have caught some big walleyes over the years—some even on video—but this trophy walleye video courtesy of PK Lures—takes top honors. The quantity and quality of fish caught during this segment is astounding. You’ve got to see it for yourself!
Sixty-seven lakes and reservoirs, in 19 states, hold specially tagged fish that could turn into cash or prizes for lucky anglers! Read on!
In many states, walleyes are protected by closed fishing seasons during the spawn, though border waters between states often remain open. Make sure you know the regulations where you fish, and if you do have the opportunity to target early-season ’eyes, this map will help you zero in on them.
Puzzled, I put my rod down, took a drink of water, and started up the motor to head to another flat. Then it hit me: tight-lipped fish often require ultra-finesse presentations. Why not drop-shot?