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  Walleye biology and identification: Minnesota DNR
The walleye is named for its pearlescent eye, which is caused by the tapetum lucidum, a reflective layer of pigment that helps the fish to see and feed at night or in turbid water.
Unlike the sauger, the walleye lacks spots on its dusky dorsal fin, except for a dark splotch at the rear base of the fin, a marking the sauger does not have.
Walleye are fish-eaters, preying heavily on yellow perch, which cannot see as well as the walleye in low light and thus are easy prey at night.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /fish/walleye/biology.html   (862 words)

 Walleye: Minnesota DNR
The walleye is named for its pearlescent eye, which is caused by a reflective layer of pigment, called the tapetum lucidum, that helps it see and feed at night or in murky water.
A close cousin of the walleye is the sauger.
To ensure that lakes produce enough walleyes to keep up with growing angler demand, the DNR protects habitat, limits the catch through regulations, and stocks fish where natural reproduction is limited and other desirable fish species will not be harmed.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /fish/walleye/index.html   (0 words)

  Warm Water Species - Walleye
With a mouthful of needle-sharp teeth and jutting lower jaw, the walleye is a formidable predator.
It is not unheard of to catch walleyes in 90 feet of water.
Walleye are at the peak of feeding in 64 degree F. water.
www.wildlife.state.nm.us /recreation/fishing/warm_water_species/Walleye.htm   (701 words)

 Walleye Abound in Ontario
Walleye are also stubborn when it comes time to reel them in.
Although the average walleye weighs 1 1/2 to 3 pounds (.68 to 1.36 kg), the Ontario record is a hefty 22.25 pounds (10.1 kg).
A traditional shore lunch of fried walleye fillets, served with sizzling potatoes and piping-hot beans, and enjoyed by a glistening blue lake, is renowned as one of the world's finest feasts.
www.noto.net /walleye.cfm   (462 words)

 Walleye Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The walleye is the largest member of the perch family, attaining lengths of more than 30 inches and weights of more than 10 pounds.
Walleye are common in most of Canada and the northern U.S., however they have been introduced throughout the United States as far south as Alabama.
Walleye prey primarily on spottail shiners, emerald shiners, and yellow perch.
www.dnr.state.md.us /fisheries/education/walleye/walleye.html   (516 words)

 Underwater World - The Walleye
Walleye caught by anglers are usually 0.5 to 1.5 kg in weight and more than three years of age.
Walleye are tolerant of a great range of environmental situations, but appear to reach greatest abundance in large, shallow, turbid lakes.
Walleye dermal sarcoma, a viral disease, sometimes occurs on spawning walleye and appears as a pink, tumorlike lesion on the body.
www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca /zone/underwater_sous-marin/walleye/walleye-dore_e.htm   (1541 words)

 The True Perch of New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unlike their cousins the walleye, yellow perch, and sauger, darters do not have a well-developed swim bladder (used for floating) which is helpful to their life on the stream bottom.
Walleye are sometimes called walleye pike, yellow pickerel, yellow pike, or pike perch and have been incorrectly identified as a member of the pike family.
Walleye are similar in body shape to both sauger and yellow perch.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/fish/fishspecs/perchtxt.html   (1700 words)

Spawning – Walleye spawn in early March when water temperatures reach 45 to 50 degrees F. Some 25,000 to 50,000 eggs per pound of body weight are produced each year by a single female.
Walleye filet is considered by gourmets to be among the best table fare.
Because of the peculiar light-gathering structure of their eyes, walleye seek deep water during the day to avoid the bright sun, feeding mostly at night.
www.wildlifedepartment.com /walleye2.htm   (200 words)

 Outdoors Fishing Walleye
Walleye are predators, and top predators at that, being very efficient at their life's entity within the eco-system of their home-water, no matter where they are.
Walleye, when they are just hatched, like most fish, eat plankton/zooplankton, then as young 'puppies' graduate to small aquatic insect life, then usually graduate to larger fish fodder - namely; minnows.
Of course this all leads to the fact that walleye are primarily minnow eaters as adults, and these are the fish that we are wishing to catch.
www.execulink.com /~environm/Fishing/walleye.html   (1808 words)

 Walleye Fishing
Experience has shown that all walleyes do not spawn at the same time, some start early with the majority spawning during the ideal conditions and some will spawn extremely late in the spring, especially the younger females.
After the rest period, the walleyes are ravishingly hungry and that's when they move back to their spawning areas and the early spring action is at its best.
Walleyes will make extensive use of weed clumps if they're available, and often the fish that are in the weeds are looking for a meal, making them susceptible to any type of offering.
www.shiningfallslodge.com /walleye.htm   (1021 words)

Broodstock walleye are not kept at hatcheries year-round, each year when spawning time occurs, broodstock walleye must be collected by electro- shocking.
Walleye are collected from the Black River in Southeast Missouri, Stockton Reservoir, and the Harry S. Truman Dam tail waters when the water temperature approaches 48 degrees F - 50 degrees F. Broodstock are transported to a hatchery and held in tanks until spawned.
Semen from male walleye is collected, preserved, and stored at 38 degrees F - 45 degrees F.At the time of ovulation the eggs are collected and fertilized with preserved semen.
www.mdc.missouri.gov /areas/hatchery/lostvalley/walleye   (625 words)

 Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
The walleye (also known as pickerel) is found throughout Ontario and is particularly common in the Great Lakes basin.
Walleye thrive in a range of river and lake conditions from cold, clear water to warm, weedy and stained water.
Walleye are readily caught through the ice, usually on jigs, jigging spoons or minnows.
www.mnr.gov.on.ca /MNR/fishing/walleye.html   (218 words)

 DNR - Walleye Sander vitreus
Walleye are the largest member of the perch family.
Walleyes often associate with yellow perch, smallmouth bass, northern pike and muskellunge.
The average walleye caught by anglers is three years old and weighs from one to three pounds.
www.michigan.gov /dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45694--,00.html   (338 words)

 Walleye population in Lake Erie | Indicators | MED Large Lakes Research Branch | US EPA
Walleye is of enormous economic importance to all jurisdictions (Locke et al.
In an attempt to control the walleye decline and restore the population, a Coordinated Percid Management Strategy was developed (during 2001-2003) by the LEC which set that year’s annual “Total Allowable Catch” at 3.4 million fish.
Walleye population size in Lake Erie was rated in “crisis” in 1978 and generally increased through the 1980s (Figure 2).
www.epa.gov /med/grosseile_site/indicators/walleye.html   (1243 words)

 Walleye Fishing and Ice Fishing with Walleye News
As walleyes vacate early season hideouts, in favor of deeper summer haunts, there's a period of time when fish are in transition.
Walleyes don't all do the same thing at the same time, and when it comes to feeding movements, it's like they take turns.
Active walleyes will often be found cruising the top edge of a break, where they can quickly move up to grab a bite to eat.
walleyenews.com   (0 words)

The walleye is a torpedo-shaped fish ranging from dark olive-brown to yellowish gold, with brassy-flecked sides and a dark splotch at the rear of a spiny dorsal fin.
Walleye prefer clear, cool water and usually stay in deep water during the day, moving to shallow waters at night.
Adult walleye are large, visual predators and their main diet is threadfin shad, although they will eat small bass, trout, perch and sunfishes as well.
www.ncwildlife.org /pg03_Fishing/profiles/pages/Walleye.htm   (299 words)

The Walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) is a close relative of the Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens), Sauger (Stizostedion canadense), and the darters.
Walleye are perfectly adapted for capturing prey in very low light, or even in total darkness.
The walleye is not a territorial fish at spawning time; they usually broadcast their eggs and exercise no parental care.
www.rook.org /earl/bwca/nature/fish/stizostedionvit.html   (1765 words)

 Welcome to the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Web Site
Although Indiana isn’t widely known for an abundance of walleye waters, the Hoosier state does offer some fabulous walleye fishing in a number of natural lakes, reservoirs and rivers.
Since natural walleye reproduction is very limited and contributes little to fishing, biologists use both walleye fry and fingerlings to stock several lakes and rivers with walleye and hybrid walleye (a cross between a female walleye and a male sauger, commonly called a saugeye).
Walleye tend to prefer rock or gravel bottoms, drop off areas and points.
www.in.gov /dnr/fishwild/fish/fishing/wallfish.htm   (0 words)

 Walleye in Alabama
CHARACTERISTICS: The walleye is similar in appearance to the sauger but can be distinguished by the large fl spot at the posterior base of the walleye’s spiny dorsal fin and by the white tip on the lower lobe of the caudal fin.
DISTRIBUTION: The walleye is widespread, naturally and from introductions, from the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories south to the lower Mississippi River basin and from the Atlantic Coast west to Nevada and Oregon.
The walleye is associated with large rivers and stream tributaries and impoundments, frequently preferring clear, quiet backwaters over sand, gravel, mud, rubble, and silt.
www.outdooralabama.com /fishing/freshwater/fish/perch/walleye   (558 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Walleye 14 inches or larger were collected in all spring samples from Rockford to Dixon, but with greatest abundance at Grand Detour.
Walleye stocking was initiated in 1975, but reliable, yearly stocks began in earnest in 1983 from the state hatchery system, rearing ponds, and local sportsman's club donations.
The walleye population appears to be improving as a result of the lake being stocked annually with approximately 6,680, 2-inch walleye.
dnr.state.il.us /conservation/fisheries/wall.htm   (5449 words)

 Walleye Fish Description
Walleye are also called walleyed pike, pickerel, jackfish, dore, and ol' marble eyes.
Walleyes prefer clean, hard bottoms and water temperature from 65 to 75 degrees F.
Walleye Patterns and Presentations A book that shows you how to find good structure, rig live bait, and catch trophy walleyes in lakes, rivers, and reservoirs.
www.pvisuals.com /fishing/species/walleye.html   (292 words)

The Walleye guided weapon system is designed to deliver a self-guided, high explosive weapon from an attack aircraft to a surface target.
The Walleye I Mk 27 practice weapon is identical to the Mk 21 weapon except for the warhead and control sections.
WALLEYE II.—The Mk 5 tactical Walleye II guided weapon consists of a guidance section, a fairing assembly, a warhead section (including the fuze and fuze booster), a control section, four wings, four fin adapters, and four fins.
www.ordnance.org /walleye.htm   (1149 words)

Walleye are one of the finest game fish in North America.
Hungry walleye dispersing from spawning areas seldom refuse a jig, especially when it is tipped with a minnow or a worm.
In autumn, many walleye move deeper and gorge on forage fish, including ciscoes, smelt, and perch, which have grown in size over the summer.
www.boundarywaters.com /fishing-walleye.html   (700 words)

 Absolutely A1 info at Walleye Central - Visit the Walleye Pros
Walleyes are coming on shiners in the tailrace of the Kinzua Dam.
Walleye fishing is a little spotty but should improve as the water...
Contrary to reports of a low population, he said walleye fishing was, and still is, spectacular this year.
www.walleyecentral.com   (0 words)

 Walleye   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Walleye looks for styrofoam cups and empty cans, picks them up, and delivers them to either a trash or a recycling bin.
Walleys uses a small fl and white camera (160 by 160 pixels) to recognize trash and trash bins.
Walleye participated in the AAAI competition in '95.
www.cs.umn.edu /research/airvl/minirob/walleye.html   (131 words)

 Woman Lake Walleye DNR Tagging
Of the total walleye population, 27% were caught with males caught at a higher rate than females and 24% were harvested.
Anglers targeted walleye or walleye in combination with other species 89% of the time in May and 56.5% of the time for the season.
Anglers targeted walleye or walleye in combination with other species 81% of the time in May and 51% of the time for the season.
www.walleyes.org /womanlake/dnrtags.htm   (709 words)

 Walleye / Fish of the Great Lakes by Wisconsin Sea Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This trend continued until the 1970s, when walleye populations exploded in Lake Erie and stocking programs in Green Bay began to show signs of success.
Walleyes live about seven years, but are most often caught as one- to three-pound three-year-olds.
In Lake Erie, where walleyes are most abundant, the largest individual on record weighed over 16 pounds.
www.seagrant.wisc.edu /greatlakesfish/fwalleye1.html   (246 words)

 Walleye Fishing - Tips to Locate Walleye
I fish a point or flat on the side where the wind is blowing into most of the time, unless there is a sharp drop off or some type of rock structure to hold fish on the opposite side.
Usually, walleyes will be lying in an area where the wind is blowing water onto a structure.
The key to fishing walleyes is versatility in your approach.
www.walleye.info /looking-for-walleye.php   (1136 words)

 Absolutely Walleye Facts
As walleye grow and mature in size and in intelligence, their senses grow remember, big walleyes are big for a reason
The color of the walleye is highly variable, depending on habitat, with golden color characteristics in many populations.
As walleye grow and mature in size and in intelligence, their senses grow and mature in acuteness and awareness.
www.inslide.com /facts.htm   (1638 words)

 Martin Marietta AGM-62 Walleye
Walleye was to provide the pilots of strike aircraft with a fire-and-forget high-precision air-to-ground weapon, i.e.
One drawback of the Walleye's guidance system was the requirement to lock the seeker onto the target before launch, meaning that the attack aircraft had to come relatively close to a potentially heavily defended target.
The pilot could now launch the Walleye out of visual range of the target, turn away, watch the bomb's TV camera image, which was transmitted via the data-link, and lock-on to the target at any convenient moment.
www.designation-systems.net /dusrm/m-62.html   (1513 words)

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