From hooks to hotspots and more, let Ontario OUT of DOORS experts increase your walleye personal bests.
At least once every winter, a dead-stick rod saves my bacon and catches walleye uninterested in biting jigging lures. While soaking a minnow is a simple finesse approach, paying attention to details will boost success. Here is a rundown of the method.
Initial trawling assessment results for 2019’s walleye hatch are the second highest on record, confirming Lake Erie’s continuing walleye abundance.
He tied on a jig and a yellow plastic twister-tail grub, and impaled a leech on the hook. His presentation was basic. He'd pitch the jig into a gap between pads and reel it back with only a slight swimming movement. His first fish was a 12-inch (30.5 cm) perch. My fashion defying partner threw it in the livewell and was soon back at it.
If you find yourself tripping over the terms walleye, sauger, pickerel, and pike, you’re not alone. For starters, here in Ontario we interchange...
Big on the bass scene, swing jigs can be just as good for walleye. Here are some of their advantages, along with a few proven presentations for ‘eyes.
Casting jerkbaits for walleye wasn’t part of my game plan, but often anglers are forced to change when walleye are the target. So I jerked walleye.
Don’t leave the launch without these hooks in your tackle bag when chasing ‘eyes.
Rocks typically come to mind when anglers visualize walleye habitat. But grains are good too. Walleye love sand bars, flats, and shorelines.
Ice fishing walleye during the day is typically a finesse game. Try these tricks to fool picky fish during the day.