The best weather conditions for walleye include moderate temperatures of 50 to 75°F, a stable barometric pressure, moderate winds, overcast days for clear water, and sunny days for dark water conditions.
While Daiwa is one of the world’s leading baitcasting reel manufacturers, Pflueger spinning reels are generally the more popular choice for anglers. The Pflueger President is considered better than both the Daiwa Regal LT and the Daiwa Revros LT.
When fishing with a slip bobber rig, it’s best to use a monofilament mainline of 6 to 10lb. A braided mainline of around 6lb is your best choice when using small lures and jigs.
A good bass net should measure at least 17 to 20 inches and be able to hold fish of at least 5 pounds. Landing your bass with a net is both safe and great for fish care, which is especially important when catch-and-release fishing for bass.
A good crappie net has a minimum net size of 15 times 18 inches and can hold fish up to about 5 pounds. Big crappie can put up a hard fight and have very soft mouths, so bringing a landing net with you is very important when fishing for slabs.
While a braided mainline is the perfect pick when fishing near heavy cover, you should use a monofilament line when fishing with live baits on the slip bobber. Fluorocarbon is a great choice when fishing in clear water with high visibility.