Fishing for Walleye

Sander vitreus
206K logged catches • 1.3M followers

The walleye have extraordinary night vision, and feeding peaks during sunlight transitions, they are typically more active throughout the night in comparison to the day time. Handle with care as Its upper dorsal fin has pointy spikes

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast


Water type

Freshwater / Mixed

Common depth

39 ft - 89 ft

Common length

21 in

Common weight

4.4 lbs

Maximum age

29 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Threat to humans


Source: Fishbase

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