The walleye is the most sought-after fish in Minnesota. Its thick, white fillets, handsome shape and coloring, and elusive nature make it the ultimate prize among anglers.
A sauger – sometimes called the sand pike – can be confused with a walleye. You can tell the difference by looking at the top fin, which has spots.
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