The Ultimate Choosing Walleye Baits and Lures Quiz
by Staff
To land a good catch of walleye you need to know how to choose walleye baits and lures. Take this quiz to learn more about how to catch walleyes.

When are walleye most active?

  • evening
  • middle of the night
  • afternoon

Where can you often find walleye?

  • in shallow waters
  • near underwater vegetation
  • near schools of small fish

What can you say about walleye eating habits?

  • They feed on leftovers from larger predators.
  • They eat almost anything.
  • They eat insects and other small marine life.

How do walleye eat?

  • They suck in water around their prey.
  • They bite the prey and then swallow once it's dead.
  • They swallow the head of the prey thereby choking it before swallowing.

How is the vision of the walleye?

  • weak
  • medium
  • strong

What kind of lures are best?

  • dark colors
  • brightly colored
  • pastel colors

What water temperature is favored by walleye?

  • 50 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 55 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit

In what part of the lakes will you find the walleye in spring?

  • shallows
  • deep waters
  • they will have left the lake to spawn upstream

What is the deepest water in which you are likely to find walleye?

  • 30 feet
  • 40 feet
  • 50 feet

What do trout, smallmouth bass and northern pike have in common?

  • All prey on the walleye.
  • All are prey of the walleye.
  • They compete with the walleye for spawning grounds.

What is the purpose of a lure?

  • used instead of bait
  • to hold the bait in place
  • to mimic the fish's prey

What kind of lure movement will attract walleye?

  • fast moving
  • slow
  • medium speed, close to the bottom

How big should the lure be?

  • largest prey fish
  • smaller prey fish
  • movement not size counts

When will you have better luck with walleye, when it gets colder or warmer?

  • warmer
  • neither
  • colder

How do you choose a jig head?

  • according to the fish you are after
  • according to water depth
  • according to the bait you are using

What size crankbait should you use for walleye?

  • seven inches
  • five to six inches
  • three to five inches

For the colder months what would you use?

  • trolling crankbait
  • live bait jigs
  • high-action lures

When would you usually us a high-action lure?

  • cool waters
  • shallow waters
  • warm waters

What kind of bait would you use in cold weather?

  • dead bait
  • live bait
  • colorful artificial bait

When can you usually get away with plastic bait?

  • warm water
  • well stocked waters
  • cold weather when there is little prey