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WhiskeyPete

What's the walleye possession limit this year?

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I've tried to get a clear understanding of the rule changes for this year, but as always the DNR makes everything confusing and frustating to a normal guy who just wants to fish! We just bought an 8x20 sleeper this year and have it out on LOW. Now my question is...If I go out on Friday and fish until Sunday evening, how many walleye can I keep, per person, legally? If I have a meal, do I have to keep the entrails(skin and heads) until I leave the lake? What is the new rule, or should I say, what does it mean?????? confused.gif

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AT any time you can only have 4 walleyes per person in possession. 4 under 19.5 inches or 3 under 19.5 inches and one over 28 inches. For each person, if you catch 4 on Friday and eat them, you can keep 4 more on Saturday. If you only eat 2, then you can only keep 2 more. You can't keep more than 4 walleys per day, so you couldn't keep 4 Saturday morning, eat them for lunch and then keep 4 more Saturday afternoon. You would have to wait until Sunday to keep 4 more. You need to keep the cleaned fish in tact, head, backbone and tail connected so the CO can measure it if they want.

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Okay. That's what I got out of it. Just wanted to hear it from someone else. Good luck fishin'!!

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