The majority of walleyes being caught remain shallow and still being taken with minnows.
Wind made it tough on some of the bigger lakes in the area.
Most of the really good reports on walleyes came from less than 10 feet of water, with strong action in as shallow as 2 to 5 feet in some areas as well.
A quick recap of how the opener went for us and some fishing patterns that worked. Also some go-to presentations and what we’re seeing out on the lakes right now.
All area lakes are suddenly ice-free, and although water temps are still a bit chilly, the opener is nearly here and the excitement is ramping up. Some things to consider in putting fish in the boat in these cold waters.
Expect walleyes to be shallow this weekend and actively feeding with the spawn now wrapped or just about done in most areas.
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The spring crappie fishing continues to heat up and we’re seeing some solid patterns developing. Water temps are getting to where they need to be (and are finally staying there).