Walleyes are coming in pre-spawn in March. A time for lovers, fishing lovers that is. Buddy Wade caught a 9 pound 8 ounce walleye midhump on Lake Lanier and it’s in the middle of decision, is it a record or not according to Georgia Outdoor News. Wade jumped right in and submitted for a Georgia Angler Award Application from Georgia DNR.
Walleyes will migrate to the main lake
Improve your early season. Pre-spawn walleye are most agreeable and feeding. Moving in below the dam. The upper-reservoir walleye are heading for the nesting areas towards the warmth of the river and in this area it resembles a river this time of year. This doesn’t mean they are always going deep, they will clean up the shallow fish looking for food. If walleyes aren’t chasing a meal they will retreat back to the spawning area and hang out down towards the bottom.
What’s on the buffet
Jiggin’ into some flooded trees, a deep diving crank, yellow or red, or a nightcrawler will be effective.
Prime time action
Fishing from a bank this time of year is just as successful as fishing from a boat fishing for walleye this time of year. Next thing you know you have a big hog walleye.
Trolling late season walleye using planer boards and flatlines gives you more foot room and less noise, are the ticket.
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