Many anglers enjoy trolling the eastern-basin of Lake Ontario in both NY and Ontario for trophy Walleye all season long. Alan Tucker reports that the large female Walleye are already feeding in open-water and reports that catches for 7-10lb. fish are excellent.
Alan has bee fishing trolling blue/silver deep diving crankbaits that reach depths of 30′.
Slow trolling around 2mph will produce the best results. These trophy Walleye are fun to catch but I would encourage anglers catching them to release them and practice selective harvest and keep smaller “eating-size” Walleye in the 2-4lb. range.