What are the most important factors in timing the walleye spawn? Is it surface temperature, sub-surface temperatures, length of day, water clarity or something else? Our Teachin Fishin fisheries science expert, Ali Shakoor, explains the complicated time of year that is the walleye spawn. Combining classroom knowledge and on the water experience, Ali help all anglers understand all the factors, and how they work together, to determine when walleye are spawning and how anglers can catch more fish by taking advantage of high activity levels just before and after the spawn.
Timing the Walleye Spawn Notes