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Don't go chasing walleyes, let them come to you this time of year

In this episode of Northland Outdoors, host Chad Koel says instead of chasing walleyes, anchor the boat out just enough to cast back to 2 to 4 feet of depth near the shoreline and success will follow.

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Northland Outdoors host Chad Koel shows off a walleye.
Contributed / Chad Koel
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Early season walleye fishing can be one of the best times to fish, from the opener until about mid-June.

The sought-after species this time of year are going after spottail shiners, which are in their spawning period.

In this episode of Northland Outdoors, host Chad Koel says instead of chasing walleyes, anchor your craft out just enough to cast back to shallower water near the shoreline and success will follow.

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