Walleye fingerlings wild or stocked?

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  1. Big Skip

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    Man if you zoom in it almost looks like a goby? Big head, eyes close to top of snout

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  2. tdduckman

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    That is a Walleye I stock thousands of fall fingerlings on my lake annually and that is what they look like. Not a Goby, shiner or shad. That is a walleye.


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  3. Big Skip

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    Cute little buggers

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  4. piscatorial warrior

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    That sure looks like a Walleye to me.
     
  5. Baybum

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    Walleye fry no doubt. I see the research says 4 to7 inches this time of year, but from fishing the tittabawassee a ton I saw a lot more in the 3 to 5 inch range like the op around this time of year there also. Pretty funny when you have about 15 of them chasing a jerk bait almost the same size as them.. The AS has awesome gravel I'm not surprised to hear the walleye spawning is taking off there too.

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  6. Fishndude

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    Holy clear water! That is absolutely a Walleye.
     
  7. Bay BornNRaised

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    Not sure when you consider years ago But there was plenty of Big eyes in the A from early 80's that is documented pretty well by a outstanding fisherman and taxidermist John Hook. Glad to have met him and learned Alot of valuable info that still works today!
     
  8. kzoofisher

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    Yeah, that's a walleye.