Paul Nelson column for Jan. 22: Anglers switch to panfish when walleyes slow down
The mid-January thaw helped compact the snow on area lakes, which should make it easier for anglers to get around on the ice, at least until more snow falls.
Walleye fishing typically slows down in the middle of winter and then picks up again as spring approaches, when walleyes begin to stage up for their spring spawning run.
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