Walleye is one of the most popular gamefish species in North America. Anglers love pursuing this elusive fish.
Walleye are gold and yellow in coloration with large mouths and large, dark-colored eyes.
Ice fishing is a popular way to pursue walleye.
Walleye like to feed in low light conditions and turbulent water condistions. Their keen eyesight helps them in these situations
Walleye are extremely popular to eat due to their mild flavor and flaky texture.
Friday fish fries are popular in the Upper Midwest of the USA, and walleye are often featured.
Walleye are culturally significant in the Upper Midwest of the United States and Canada, since they are so highly valued for food and sport. (Photo credit: Wisconsin Denizen via Flicker. Used by permission CC BY 2.0.
1. Scientific Name: Sander vitreus 2. Yellow Walleye 3. Yellow Pike 4. Pickerel (not to be confused with true pickerels) 5. Walleyed Pike 6. Glass Eye 7. Marble Eye 8. Jack Salmon 9. Yellow Perch (in some regions, although it is a distinct species) 10. Doré (common name in French-speaking regions) 11. Walleye Pike
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Door County, Wisconsin is a great place to catch and eat walleye. Swipe up to learn more about Door County.