The coming of spring marks a surge in walleye fishing opportunities in river tailwaters below major dams throughout northern Indiana.
River walleyes began to migrate upstream mid-March in search of spawning habitat. Where blocked by dams, they congregate in large numbers.
"Avid walleye anglers have fished these areas for years," DNR fisheries biologist Neil Ledet said. "We want to encourage other fishermen to give it try."
Hot tailwater locations include the Tippecanoe River below the...