Field reports: Wisconsin to increase walleye fingerling stocking
Published 05/26/2013, Duluth News Tribune
Wisconsin anglers could begin seeing more walleyes in their lakes as the result of a statewide initiative announced Wednesday by Gov. Scott Walker’s office. The state will make available $10 million for capital improvements at hatcheries and $2 million a year for the next biennium to raise and stock “extended growth” walleye fingerlings 6 to 8 inches long, said Mike Staggs, director of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Fisheries.Word count: 1023
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