Parasites on walleye

Discussion in 'Saginaw Bay and its Tributaries' started by Eyes4me, May 17, 2018.

  1. Eyes4me

    Eyes4me

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    Anybody see these worms/grubs on walleye before? They were on the tail fin as well as the pectoral fin. Also this fish had some kind of thin/flat 2" white worms on the inside. Don't know if they were in the stomach or what Sorry didn't take a pic of that. I checked the fillets and the flesh looked good.
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  2. walleye50

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    Seen them numerous times in the past,my take on them is there leeches
     

  3. Riverdude

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    Yep, they were on some fish we got Monday in the bay.
     
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  5. Gone_Hunting

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    Very normal. Nothing wrong with the fish.
    Throw them in the fryer with your walleye.
     
  6. Eyes4me

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    Thx everyone. Sounds like normal and nothing to worry about eating them.