Walleye: Key Facts on this Great Sportfish

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Walleye are native to the northern states of the US and to southern Canada.

They are a popular sports fish and caught in all seasons including winter, where they are a popular ice fishing target.

Walleye can reach up to 20 lb or 40 inches in length, but fish that size are very rare.

All about Walleye

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How to Catch a Walleye

Boost your chances of catching a walleye with some of our instructional articles on how to catch a walleye, walleye fishing from the shore and what size hooks should you use for walleye fishing.

Walleye Fishing: Tips and Gear

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Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He's appeared in fishing movies, founded a successful fishing site and spends every spare moment on the water.