Common name: Walleye
ID: Two dorsal fins with a spiny and a soft portion, eyes clouded , white tips on lower fins, fan-like teeth.
Life cycle: Spawn on rock shoals in April and May. Males mature between 2-4 years. Females 3-6 years. Average caught weight 1-3 lbs.
Feed on: small bass, trout, pike, sunfish, perch. Feed actively year-round.
Predators: Northern pike, muskellunge.
Competitors: Yellow perch, small mouth bass, lake whitefish
Where to find them: Spring/fall - rocky areas in shallow bays. In high light, retreat to cooler, deeper waters or submerged structures. Rarely go deeper than 40-50ft.