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Dale Rueber

Where are the Walleyes?

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I have been fishing frequently and, for the most part, only catching Saugers and an ocassional very small Walleye. My questions is where would I fish to catch larger Walleyes? What type of structure and what depth? Most of my fishing is between Prescott and the Kini, usually between 15' and 25' FOW, using jig/minnow or handlining Rapalas.

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Go shallow all my walleyes have been in the 10ft and under range. I think they are chasing all the shad and shiners that are still in the crazy numbers, in the shallow. I was fishing deep also and didnt hardly get any bites, Then I discovered they were shallow. Follow the baitfish and you will hook into them. Good luck

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I got a nice 25" eye yesterday trolling with leadcore. 14 ft of water. walleye pattern shad rap #7. a couple of eaters on jig and minnows. i got turned on to using stinger hooks. helped on hooking rates

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Thanks for all of the tips. Got a 24" 5lb walleye in 12 FOW on Sunday.

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