Walleye

Pair accused of cheating in big Lake Erie walleye tourney

Chase Cominsky and Jake Runyan, who were leading both the tournament and the LEWT Team of the Year competition, were disqualified when the tournament director cut open the five fish they had entered to find that they were allegedly stuffed with eight pounds of lead weights and fillets from smaller walleyes. 

Shallow-water walleyes – video

Most anglers don’t put the words walleyes and shallow together in the same sentence. But the reality is that, for a good portion of the year, big schools of walleyes can be found in some really shallow water.

Time to rethink walleye management efforts?

According to a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Madison and liaison with the Wisconsin DNR, anglers will have a hard time catching these fish later this century. Here's why.

Virtual walleye effort pushes on

Wisconsin DNR will host a regional virtual public meeting – for St. Croix, Pierce, Dunn, Chippewa, Eau Claire and Clark counties – to discuss updating the Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan.

What's driving the Wisconsin walleye decline?

Researchers know Wisconsin lakes aren't too warm for walleye, a cool-water fish, to survive. They suspect it's a recruitment (surviving to maturity) issue that has more to do with food sources and what species has the competitive edge.

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