Hi, Andrew Martinsen here.
You know, many Walleye anglers fall into a routine, finding success in a few areas and sticking with them, to the exclusion of other sections which very well could contain bountiful selections of Walleye.
This can be a big mistake, because the experience gained concerning the activities, preferences, and movements of the Walleye are limited in these circumstances.
Instead, it’s crucial to always be ready to switch things up, and/or change locations.
This does not mean that you should not mark the hot spots that you find, or ever fish these spots again.
Instead, start each Walleye fishing trip or day out in a new location, and keep a record of all the variables in the fishing log.
If you choose, you can always go back to the spot where you had success later.
Trying new things can give you critical knowledge about the Walleye, and the pros and many experienced Walleye anglers know that you should not be timidwhen it comes to trying something different or unusual.
Many times the pros are so successful because they are willing to try new methods and techniques, simply for the experience.
*The* Most Important Factor In Catching Walleye With Regularity:
What works great one day may not work as well, or at all, on another day even if the conditions are similar.
I know I talk about this a lot, but that’s for a very good reason:
It’s because of all the pro walleye champions I’ve spoken with, there hasn’t been one who hasn’t conveyed to me that being versatile and willing to change things up is The most important factor of catching fish with regularity.
One goal that should be important is getting to know the entire water that you are fishing, up close and personal.
This will help you locate and catch the Walleye much more effectively, and it involves trying new areas and methods, just to see what the results are.
A lot of the time past experience and memories can provide crucial information which can help put you on more fish.
The more past experience you have in varied conditions and areas, the better you will be able to evaluate the specific conditions present and make shrewd choices.
Being successful at Walleye fishing means being willing to try new areas, methods, and techniques.
Walleye move to different areas and depths at different times of the day and year, and may change what they will bite on from one hour to the next.
Past experience can help you determine what to start with, and what else to try, to increase the odds of finding and tempting the Walleye.
The only way to get experience is to try new areas every time you go out on the water.
One way to do this is to choose a new location and a known successful location.
Start with the new area, get more experience, and then you can always move to the spot that was successful in the past later if needed.