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pikerliker

Water temps question

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I am not always a student of this but want to get better at it. What is a good water temp for walleye's to start to "turn on" so to speak in the spring? Also other than weather fronts do you decide to go shallow or deep depending on water temp?

Thanks ~piker

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Anything over 45 - 50 degrees F gets me fairly excited. When in southern MN, I only fish shallow (i.e. <6'). When in the north country, all bets are off but generally speaking I can usually get away with fishing shoreline structure with a jig and minnow until mid-June and then it's time to change.

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I would go just alittle warmer for me. I like about 52 to 54 deegrees because thats when the shiners move up shallow and when they move up shallow I'm following close behind the walleyes.

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