Walleye run rolls on as warm weather brings fishermen to northwest Ohio

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Northwest Ohio is the Walleye Capital of the World from early March to mid-April.

It’s been a busy few weeks in Maumee along this banks of the Maumee River, as rising temperatures trigger spawning instincts for Lake Erie walleye to travel up the river. As we get to the end of the annual walleye run, we checked in with the fishermen to see how the warmer weather is affecting the catch.

Experts say the combination of rain early in the run period and warmer than average temperatures in April are a perfect combination to make this the best run they’ve seen since 2015.

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