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Optimize Your Spring Walleye Ground Game

Spring is a time of transition, both for fish and the anglers that pursue them. Walleyes transition from their deep winter haunts to shallow, wind-driven or current swept hard-bottom areas, responding to changes in water temperature and moon phase that trigger the spawning process. Anglers put their ice augers and shelters into storage, rig new electronics on boats and dust off long graphite rods to begin the annual pursuit of open water fish. These two transition behaviors converge at rivers, as anglers position themselves to intercept early season whitetips in a ritual repeated throughout the walleye belt. While the words “walleye fishing” often ...
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Tambaqui Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Colossoma macropomum
Other Fish Species Names: Pacu, Black pacu, Black-finned pacu, Giant pacu, Cachama and Gamitana
Regions Fished: South America
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

The tambaqui is the largest characin of South America. The tambaqui is found in the Amazon and Orinoco basins in its wild form. However, its pisciculture form largely distributed in South America.


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