Consider Using Bass Crankbaits for River Walleye

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Wing dams are high percentage areas to get bit when targeting walleye in rivers. Professional walleye angler John Gillman opts for covering water fast with a bass-style crankbait. His lure of choice a wide-bodied crankbait like the SPRO RkCrawler to get down and really work the rocks around the wing dams to trigger reaction strikes from walleye. John stresses the importance of fishing all angles of the wing dams and using electronics to not only locate the structure but to pinpoint the sweet spots on them.


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