Thursday, 16 September 2021
RiverBum Fly Fishing Gear

Fishing Tip 3: Creating Options If Walleye Aren’t Biting

STILL WAITING ON IF THEY WILL RESUME IT'S ALL ABOUT THE COVETED WALLEYE TOMORROW FOR THE STATE OPENER

OR IS IT? TONIGHT'S TIP IS ABOUT CREATING OPTIONS IF THE WALLEYES ARE NOT BITING, YOU MAY FIND WHAT I FOUND: A HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE REPORTER: THE WALLEYE, IT IS THE SYMBOL OF MINNESOTA FISH LET US NOT FORGET THE OBJECTIVE: TO CATCH FISH HERE WE GO

REPORTER: WITH A SPRING THAT CAME LATE, [ INDISCERNIBLE ] ARE GOING PRIME TIME AT THE SAME TIME NORMALLY WE'RE GOING TO GET TWO TO LEAK WEEKS OF GOOD CROPPY FISHING RIGHT NOW THE BEST CROPPY FISHING IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW WHEN THE WALLEYE OPENER IS UPON US REPORTER: THESE PAN FISH ARE USUALLY THE PAN — IF YOU'RE FISHING FOR WALLEYE AND IT'S NOT HAPPENING, HOW LONG DO YOU GIVE IT BEFORE YOU SWITCH TO CROPPY? MAYBE AN HOUR, MAYBE TWO DEPENDING ON THE SIZE OF THE LAKE AND HOW MUCH INFORMATION I KNOW ABOUT THE LAKE I KNOW RIGHT AWAY

REPORTER: THE KEY MIGHT BE LOCATING THE FIRST ONE AND THE REST WILL FOLLOW WHICH MEANS GO INWARD THE CROPPIES COME INTO THE SHALLOWS AT THIS TIME OF YEAR NOT TO SPAWN THEY'RE IN HERE TO FEED SO WHAT YOU NEED IS SUN PENETRATION COMING DOWN INTO THE MUDDY BOTTOMS

THAT IN TURN HATCHES INSECTS, LARVA REPORTER: SO YOU MIGHT WANT TO START WITH WALLEYE

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