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​Walleye Fishing Tips


Habitat -- Deep, clear lakes and large rivers with a rocky or gravel bottom


Bait -- Minnows, leeches, night crawlers fished on a gig head or a slip ring on or near the bottom
Lures -- Jigs, crankbaits, twisters, and spinners
Lure Color -- Bright green, yellow, gold, silver, black and purple
Line -- 6-12 lb. test
Hook Size -- 3/0-4
Lure Size -- 1/8 to 1 oz.


Spring -- Morning, Late day
Summer -- Night