Posts tagged "walleyes"

Cook County Forest Preserve Fisheries' Walleye Program

As many of you know, I do the outdoor column for the Chicago Tribune.  Just recently, the the Forest Preserve District of Cook County fisheries division conducted their annual walleye propagation program.  I have a column in the Tribune today about a conversation I had with the Chief Fisheries Biologist, Steve Silic.  To see the column... Read more »

Walleyes on the run

If you ‘re a walleye angler you will enjoy checking this out.  If you watch these MarCum underwater cameras for a while, you can see some really nice sized fish passing by.  Pretty neat. Shiocton, Wis. – (3/29/11) Time to open another web browser. While whittling away at the stack of emails suffocating your inbox,... Read more »

Sturgeon Bay Walleyes

Ron DaRosa from southern Illinois has a norhtern Illinois bud who shared a couple photos.   Pat Salomone sent along an email to tell the brief story…. Sturgeon Bay Walleyes.  Bite was tough, had to work for the keepers we got. Had to keep the 25 incher, gill hooked with crawler harness. If you have photos... Read more »
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Walleye Spawning project held at Tampier Lake

This 12 pound 6 ounce walleye captured at Tampier Lake was used in the spawning project and later released back in the lake. For many years I have helped the Cook County Forest Preserve District Fisheries with their walleye spawning project. The brood lake is Tampier Lake near Orland Park (131st St. & Wolf Rd.).... Read more »