True you will catch more near the bottom year round. Especially in clear water. I have caught many eyes and the best lure for is jigs, add a night crawler or minnow. But when searching them out this works well, I have caught more on this color the stick baits work well for walleye for some reason: Red Oahe
"Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness."
"All that we call human history--money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery--[is] the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy." — C.S. Lewis