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April 25, 2019

Fish Very Shallow for Spring Walleyes and Saugers

Many anglers have learned over the years that during periods of high water in the spring it’s necessary to change your tactics when thinking about walleye fishing in a river in high water. Walleye anglers seem to stop at the three or four foot in depth and not go any shallower. I learned from that iconic walleye angler, Gary Roach, back in the 1980’s that walleyes will go as shallow as they have for food (forage) and comfort (water temperature) are the two main reasons for pulling catching walleyes in one or two feet of water. Roach an...

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