Stocking report

Fish Stocked by Species for the Last Ten Years

Year Species Size Number Pounds
2015 Walleye fry 1,700,000 15.0
2013 Walleye fry 1,700,000 14.7
2011 Walleye fry 1,700,000 15.5
2009 Walleye fry 1,700,000 17.0
2008 Walleye fingerlings 17,993 947.0
2007 Walleye fry 1,700,000 17.0

Stocking Notes
1 - indicates fish purchased and stocked by private citizens and sporting groups.
2 - indicates fish purchased by the DNR for stocking.

Stocking Fish Sizes
Fry - Newly hatched fish that are ready to be stocked usually called "swim-ups". Walleye fry are 1/3 of an inch or around 8 mm.
Fingerling - Fingerlings are one to six months old and can range from a size of one to twelve inches depending on the species. Walleye fingerlings range from three to eight inches each fall.
Yearling - Yearling fish are at least one year old. A one-year-old fish can range from three to twenty inches depending on the species. Walleye yearlings average from six to twelve inches.
Adult - Adult fish are fish that have reached maturity. Depending on the species, maturity can be reached at two years of age. Walleye reach maturity between the ages of four and six years.