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Tyler and Spencer Lindow caught this nice fall walleye on Belle Taine in the late afternoon this past week. Walleyes are active through the fall as water temperatures gradually decline. Photo by Jason Durham / For the Enterprise

Dock Talk: Fall's walleye love crank bait

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With cooling water temperatures and windy days, the fall walleye bite is in full swing.

Surface temperatures are now in the mid-to-high 60's, which is quite a contrast compared to the mid 80-degree water our lakes experienced during July.


Though walleye were available in somewhat shallow water throughout the summer, 12-15 feet, their presence in those depths when the water heats up is somewhat uncharacteristic of traditional walleye behavior.

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