Walleyes

Winnibigoshish also dealing with walleye woes; bill looks to nix muskie plan

Big Winnie, too? Amid news that anglers and resort owners on Lake Mille Lacs will be facing a third consecutive catch-and-release-only season for walleye, another top Minnesota walleye fishery reportedly is facing struggles of its own. The Minnesota DNR said it’s investigating whether a downturn on Lake Winnibigoshish is a normal part of walleye biology on Big Winnie, or if…

Wyoming fights to protect premier trout fishery from walleyes

Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are working on a long-term plan to keep walleyes in the Buffalo Bill Reservoir from damaging one of the state’s most popular wild trout fisheries. Someone likely introduced the walleyes into the reservoir in 2002 or 2003, according to researchers. Regulations require anglers to kill any walleye they catch. Researchers plan to fit walleyes…