How do you rig for walleye?

You can do this by using a 3 way rig or a lindy rig, and baiting the hook with live bait. Just cast it out in a promising spot, and wait for walleyes to find your bait. Another option is to use a slip bobber rig, and setting the depth to just above the bottom.

How fast do you troll spinners for walleye?

between 1.8 to 3.5 miles per hour
The magic speed for walleye is somewhere between 1.8 to 3.5 miles per hour, about the pace of a fast walk or slow jog. The best trolling speed varies widely based on lure type and water temperature. Rod placement is another important aspect of trolling that a lot of anglers neglect.

What color lures do walleye like?

The most basic and most productive colors for targeting walleye are purple and green. These colors come in a variety of shades and can be used in a large range of depths. For sunny days, select bright or flashy purple or green, and for cloudy days try a solid, darker green or purple.

What is the best way to use a spinner bait?

Running a spinnerbait just under the surface so that the blade disturbs the surface is a very effective tactic. You’ll have to keep the rod tip up high as you reel to keep the bait up close to the surface. Using a Colorado blade will also help keep the bait up. This technique is almost like fishing a topwater lure. It works best in warm shallow water, like in late spring or summer.

What are the types of baits for walleye fishing?

Catch ’em if you can… Jigs. Jigs are probably the most popular lure for fishing walleyes. Crankbaits. Crankbaits, also known as plugs or divers, are hard bodied lures that come in many sizes, shapes and colors. Spinners. The spinner lure includes one or more metal blades that spin as it moves forward. Live Baits.

What is a worm harness?

At a Glance: Worm Harnesses. Worm harnesses work similarly to spinners but are bait rigs made with leader line or wire, blades, beads, and various hooks to hold nightcrawler worms to troll for moderately-sized predatory fish.