In 2021, DWR stocked approximately 1,049,811 walleye or saugeye fingerlings. Overall, in 2021 hatchery production was good and should lead to good walleye fishing in 2022. The table in the forecast lists some of the lakes and rivers stocked and offers a rating of the population as “Excellent” (an abundant population), “Good” (decent numbers), or “Fair” (a few). The forecast also includes more in-depth information on particular waters with specific reports of walleye sampling results and fishing details.
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