walleye http://wxpr.org en Tribal Fish Hatcheries Receive Walleye Grants http://wxpr.org/post/tribal-fish-hatcheries-receive-walleye-grants <p>Fish hatcheries in Mole Lake and Lac du Flambeau will be getting money from the DNR to raise larger walleye fingerlings. &nbsp;It's&nbsp;part of a round of grants to nine hatcheries statewide totaling $2 million.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:01:41 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16413 at http://wxpr.org Tribal Fish Hatcheries Receive Walleye Grants Tribes Reserve More Walleye for Spearing http://wxpr.org/post/tribes-reserve-more-walleye-spearing <p>The state Natural Resources Board has authorized the DNR to take emergency steps to protect Wisconsin’s fish supply. &nbsp;The&nbsp;move comes after Wisconsin’s Chippewa tribes declared they’ll reserve a record number of walleye in the spearing season.</p><p></p><p>Wisconsin’s six Chippewa tribes plan to spear up to 63,000 walleye this spring - five thousand more than last year.&nbsp; As Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission spokesperson Sue Erickson explains, typically tribal members only take about half of what is declared.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:46:08 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15816 at http://wxpr.org Tribes Reserve More Walleye for Spearing On Short Notice, DNR Leaders Pleased With Walleye Initiative http://wxpr.org/post/short-notice-dnr-leaders-pleased-walleye-initiative <p>While the next several days outdoors are all about things white tail, the DNR recently said the first year of the Walleye Initiative has been a success.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After the legislature came up with more funding to improve state fish hatcheries and programs earlier this year, the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">DNR</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative, aimed at stocking larger fingerlings in state waters.</span></p><p>The DNR's fisheries director Mike Staggs talks with Ken Krall:</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11068 at http://wxpr.org On Short Notice, DNR Leaders Pleased With Walleye Initiative DNR Wants Your Thoughts on Walleye http://wxpr.org/post/dnr-wants-your-thoughts-walleye <p>The DNR is looking for public input on walleye stocking. &nbsp;State officials are holding a meeting in Rhinelander next week. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It&rsquo;s one of a series of meetings where the DNR is hoping for feedback on its walleye management goals.&nbsp; Steve Hewett&nbsp;from the DNR&rsquo;s fisheries program says it&rsquo;s also a chance to talk with the public about which lakes are stocked and why.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8913 at http://wxpr.org DNR Wants Your Thoughts on Walleye Climate Change: Good for Walleye? http://wxpr.org/post/climate-change-good-walleye <p>A changing climate could bring one piece of good news for walleye fishermen.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:09:41 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7107 at http://wxpr.org Climate Change: Good for Walleye?