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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs

Location

Canada - North America - Inland waters: Lake Huron

Overall Rating

3.09 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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  • Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handlines and Pole-and-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

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs

Location

Canada - North America - Inland waters: Lake Ontario

Overall Rating

3.121 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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  • Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs

Location

U.S. - Michigan, North America - Inland waters: Lake Michigan

Overall Rating

2.919 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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  • Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs

Location

U.S. - Michigan, North America - Inland waters: Lake Superior

Overall Rating

2.803 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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  • Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs
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: Gillnets

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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Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Traps: Barriers, Fences, or Weirs

Location

U.S. - North America - Inland waters: Lake Huron

Overall Rating

2.775 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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Variety

Walleye

Sander vitreus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and Entangling Nets

Location

Canada - Ontario, Inland waters: Lake of the Woods

Overall Rating

1.866 / 5

Market Names

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

Summary

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  • Gillnets and Entangling Nets