WALLEYE (Stizostedion vitreum) is a popular game fish with widespread distribution in lakes and rivers in Canada and the US. In BC it is found primarily in the COLUMBIA R and in fresh water in the KOOTENAY and northeastern BC. The name refers to the unusually large white or opaque eyes. The fish is cylindrical in shape with a long head, large mouth with many sharp teeth and a prominent white tip on the lower lobe of the tail. Coloration varies from olive to dark green or brown on the back, with...

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