Best Walleye Lakes in Wisconsin

Green Bay of Lake Michigan

The world's largest freshwater estuary, this is one of the most productive place to catch walleye in Wisconsin.

Long Lake

Long Lake is known as the "Walleye Capital of Wisconsin."

Lake Winnebago

Lake Winnebago is the largest inland lake in Wisconsin, and a popular place for ice fishing for walleye.

Green Lake

At fewer than 2 square miles, Green Lake has a small surface size. But, it's very deep: 236 feet deep. Those deep waters hold many walleye.

Lake Chippewa

Known for its wilderness-like setting, Lake Chippewa is as beautiful as it is good for catching walleye.

Lake Wisconsin

Lake Wisconsin is comparatively shallow at 24 feet deep. There are many places to catch walleye here.

Lake Koshkonong

It may be hard pronounce, but it's easy to find as it is near Madison, WI. This lake is frequently stocked with walleye.

Lake Mendota

One of the two lakes on either side of Madison's isthmus, this is a surprisingly good place to catch walleye.

Rock Lake

Only 2 square miles in surface area, this is an easy lake to catch walleye in.

Lake Superior

Both its tributary rivers and the main body of Lake Superior provide good walleye fishing waters.

Trout Lake

Think you can catch only trout here? Think again. Trout Lake is a great place for walleye fishing.

Lake Eau Claire

Huge numbers of walleye here: 4.3 adult walleye per acre.

Lake Dubay

A hydroelectic lake, we're sure that you will find the walleye fishing here electrifying.

Lake Namekagon

This is another walleye heavy hitter, with 4.3 adult walleye per square mile.

Alternative Names for Walleye

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

Door County, Wisconsin is a great place to catch and eat walleye. Swipe up to learn more about Door County.