Walleye and Wisconsin

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The science behind catch and reease

The science behind catch and reease

I recently had the privilege to attend a lecture on the science of catch and release by Dr. Steven J. Cooke, who is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair of Environmental Science and Biology at Carleton University

April 2015
Rite of spring: River walleye fishing on the Mississippi and Rainy systems

Rite of spring: River walleye fishing on the Mississippi and Rainy systems

Dig out the jigs and target river walleyes as pre-spawn 2015 unfolds under perfect angling conditions.

April 2015
Ice is too bad for fishing - head to the river instead

Ice is too bad for fishing - head to the river instead

When Southern Wisconsin ice fishing ends, switch to bigger rivers for walleyes

March 2015
Ice fishing tip for walleyes and panfish: try big, flashy, noisy spoons

Ice fishing tip for walleyes and panfish: try big, flashy, noisy spoons

When early hard water arrives, attract fish first, then determine what lure triggers bites. And don’t be afraid to start big and work down.

November 2014
Catching fall walleyes with jigging minnow baits

Catching fall walleyes with jigging minnow baits

Tips on how to use jigging minnow baits to catch walleyes in autumn.

November 2014
Fall trolling tactics for walleyes

Fall trolling tactics for walleyes

For much of the fall, trolling crankbaits dominates most fishing I do. The location (and how the fish are using a particular location) determines the most efficient

October 2014
Milwaukee River walleye stocking?

Milwaukee River walleye stocking?

Sportsmen are pushing the DNR for such a program

June 2014
Habitat improvement would help more than Walker's $13 million walleye plan

Habitat improvement would help more than Walker's $13 million walleye plan

It appears Wisconsin is using walleye stocking as a way of showing folks someone is listening to bag limit complaints (reduced) and other fishing concerns.

June 2013
Walleye Freshwater Game Fishing Gold

Walleye Freshwater Game Fishing Gold

The largest member of the perch family, Sander vitreus, has a dedicated angling following throughout most of the eastern United States and Canada

April 2013
DNR: Green Bay walleyes doing well

DNR: Green Bay walleyes doing well

The walleye population in Green Bay is strong and still growing 40 years after its resurgence

October 2012