Walleye at Night

Discussion in 'Cold Water Species Fishing' started by Blue83, Apr 30, 2018.

  1. Blue83

    Blue83

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    Im trying my hand for the first time casting for walleye at night in the next couple of nights from the shore/ pier. When I do see the eyes glowing with my light, do I keep my light on them or turn it off? Any advice would help. thanks
     
  2. nichola8

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    Do not shine your light at them, it will turn them off, takes them a while to acclimate to the dark conditions and the light will ruin that. I always use a red light or just face away from the water when I’m retying or unhooking a fish. Every night is different, might turn on at 9 might turn on at 12 night not at all. I have had best luck at night on a full moon or no moon and when the current is moving out. Husky jerks and countdown rapalas in fire tiger, clown, rainbow trout and Tennessee shad will get it done. Slow retrieve sometimes with a twitch thrown in.
     

  3. Fishndude

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    Try pausing your lure on the retrieve for a slow count of 5, a few times on each cast. A buddy of mine crushes Walleyes at night in the fall with this method, fishing from shore.
     
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