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Fishing Wisconsin Wisconsin's record fish program Catching a record fish. Fishing Wisconsin's waters is enjoyed by many, but only a few anglers apply their skills to the extent that they catch a verified record fish.


Smith: The Wisconsin walleye record has stood since 1933. These five waters have the best potential to top it. Could Wisconsin see a state record walleye caught this year?


On Dec. 16, a Department of Natural Resources fisheries crew caught and released a walleye of jaw-dropping dimensions: 17.5 pounds and 32.3 inches long, just shy of the record walleye caught in 1933.


Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fisheries technician Brad Betthauser holds a 17.5-pound walleye that was netted Dec. 16 in Lake Wazee in Jackson County.


I had a pic on my wall couple years back from outdoor life-was a muskie caught preseason on the Fox river from a walleye guy jig fishing. The fish was released and the WNDR estimated the weight of the fish at 74 pounds.


The world record for walleye was registered at 22 pounds 11 ounces. It was caught in 1982 during a fishing tournament on Greer's Ferry Lake in Arkansas. Al Nelson of Higden, Arkansas caught the record breaking walleye during a fishing tournament sponsored by Pepsi-Cola and Fairfield Bay.


While fishing the Columbia River last week a Washington angler landed a 20-pound, 5-ounce walleye to break the previous state record. Wildlife officials were quick to confirm the catch. A walleye weighing more than 20 pounds hasn't been caught in the U.S. since 1988. John Grubenhoff rushed home from work on Friday afternoon to squeeze in a few hours of fishing before dark, according to the ...


[ More Wisconsin Fish] Walleye. The focus of many fishermen’s attention is the Wisconsin walleye. The walleye is one of the most prized game fish in this state. They are very abundant throughout the state. A well-known hotspot is around the Great Lakes area.


Tweet. Wisconsin Walleye Initiative funding boosts state and private production. MADISON – A record 881,977 walleye were stocked in key Wisconsin waters this past year as state, private and tribal hatcheries continued to put Wisconsin Walleye Initiative funding to work for anglers, state fisheries officials said.