When your job is keeping tabs on the state’s walleye population you go to work when the walleye do. And an early ice out for most Minnesota lakes means the fish are laying eggs a full month ahead of normal.
They’re what Minnesota fishermen want to catch, so seeing hundreds of dead Northerns and Walleyes isn’t sitting well with many.
South Dakota angler Dan Stier won the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour Championship on the Missouri River in North Dakota with a final-day catch Sunday of five fish weighing a total of 18 pounds, 14 ounces.
Forty of the world’s top professional walleye anglers will be competing on the Missouri River in North Dakota this week for top honors in the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour Championship.
A fishing trip to Minnesota turned out to be more expensive for a Nebraska man.
Federal authorities say they’ve moved to stop a ring suspected of illegally netting and selling walleye on two Indian reservations in northern Minnesota.
The state government shutdown means the Department of Natural Resources won’t be changing the walleye slot limit on Lake Mille Lacs this summer.
There is something that nearly every angler who’s heading out to the fishing opener will dream about: the state record walleye.
Wildlife researchers in northern Ohio want to know what’s killing thousands of walleye in Lake Erie.
The magic call of a lone loon on Leech Lake is something to behold this time of year. It’s the picture of serenity; the very reason Minnesotans put up with our long winters. The ice is out and loons are back. Welcome, to another season of fishing.
Looking to branch out and try some new water in your pursuit of the prized walleye? Here’s a list of 10 top Minnesota lakes, both large and small, which are known for prolific populations of walleye.
There’s a spot where the Pine River meets Upper Whitefish Lake, north of Brainerd, where walleyes run fat and healthy. This time of year their bellies are heavy with eggs.
Fish from nine of Minnesota’s 10 largest walleye indicate those lakes have very little or no contamination from perfluorochemicals, or PFCs.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says walleye regulations on Lake Mille Lacs this year will remain unchanged from 2010.
Explore Minnesota Tourism reminds anglers this is the last weekend of the season to fish for walleye and several other game fish species in Minnesota’s inland waters.