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Walleye basics

Walleye are the most popular sport fish in Manitoba. Most walleye average 1 to 2 kilograms (2 to 4 pounds), which is an excellent eating size.

Walleye facts

  • Known for: Walleye are known for their peculiar, reflective eyes, and their tasty meat.
  • Habitat: Walleye prefer reefs and deep weed beds.
  • Spawning: Walleye spawn in the spring near streams, but will sometimes spawn on reefs containing sand or vegetation.
  • Trivia: Walleye are sensitive to light and will go down as far as 40 feet on a bright, calm day.

Master Angler information

There have been over 1100 Master Angler walleye registered from Quesnel, Manigotagan, and Happy Lakes. Many more have been caught and not registered.

  • Master Angler: 71 cm (28 in.)
  • Manitoba record: 99 cm (39 in.)
  • Lodge record: 92.50 cm (36.42 in.)

Click here for more information about the Manitoba Master Angler program