Al Lindner shares some tips and strategies to locate and catch big walleyes in fall.
Locate and Catch Big Walleyes in Fall
Electronics are key to finding active schools of deep-water walleyes. Transom-mount electric trolling motors enable you to hover above fish and make them strike.
Fishing in the fall can be a great way to catch big walleyes. According to guide and MinnKota Vantage 101 user, scouting the structure and looking for bait is key to finding and catching walleyes.
Structure and Bait
When you find both structure and bait, it “skyrockets the odds of catching those fish.” Walleyes can be found on structure without bait, but they are not as active. Key areas to look are shallow flats adjacent to deep water. Typically these flats are between eight to twelve feet of water and are hard bottom with some type of scattered weed growth.
Boat control is a critical aspect of fishing and catching walleyes in fall. Without good boat control you will be unable to stay on top of the fish. With the MinnKota Vantage 101, the angler can control the boat hands-free. This allows them to jig without having to keep there hand on the motor.
Fishing in the fall can be a great way to catch big walleyes. According to many guides and MinnKota Vantage 101 users across the country, scouting the structure and looking for bait is key to finding and catching walleyes. Additionally, boat control is essential, and little things can make a big difference.