4 Fishing - Walleye Fishing
test your skills against a real sweet treat, the tasty Walleye
Walleye are without a doubt the most popular and important game fish
in Canada. More anglers prefer catching Walleye in both the summer
and winter than any other species. The meat is excellent and the central
feature of any walleye trip is enjoying the famous shore lunch.
fighters, walleyes stay deep and wage a determined battle.
In most northern waters, the walleye feeds most actively at sunrise
and sunset and night fishing can be more effective than during the
are numerous in large, windswept natural lakes of moderate to low
clarity. Walleyes prefer clean hard bottoms and water temperature
from 65 to 75 degrees. Casting, drifting, trolling and even downrigging
can be effective techniques in fishing the walleye and once a school
has been located the action can last for some time. Walleye will respond
to a wide range of natural and artificial bait with live minnows and
weighted jigs being the favourite both winter and summer.
Canadian Record: 22 lbs. 4 ounces.
fishing adventures are available in the provinces below.