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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and entangling nets

Location

U.S. - Minnesota, North America - Inland waters: Red Lake

Overall Rating

4.146 / 5

Market Names

Dore, Pickerel, Yellow Pickerel, Yellow Pike, Yellow Walleye

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Handlines and pole-lines

Location

U.S. - Minnesota, North America - Inland waters: Red Lake

Overall Rating

4.146 / 5

Market Names

Dore, Pickerel, Yellow Pickerel, Yellow Pike, Yellow Walleye

Summary

Abundance: Stock is healthy and overfishing is not occurring.


Management: Highly effective and utilizes best available information to inform decision making.


Bycatch: Fishery is highly regulated to minimize impacts.


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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Waterhen Lake walleye and northern pike commercial gillnet fishery

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and entangling nets

Location

FAO Area 02 (North America - Inland waters)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Waterhen Lake walleye and northern pike commercial gillnet fishery

Market Names

Dore, Pickerel, Yellow Pickerel, Yellow Pike, Yellow Walleye

Summary

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