Wisconsin DNR invites input on walleye plan

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting to discuss updating the Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan for Florence, Forest, Marinette and Oconto counties.

The meeting will be done via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Individuals interested in walleye management for Florence, Forest, Marinette and Oconto counties who would like to participate should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429. Pre-registration is required.

The walleye management plan serves as a guide for one of the most sought-after fish species in Wisconsin. The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.

The DNR is seeking public feedback on stocking priorities, regulation acceptance and agency resource allocation.

Future walleye meetings for other counties are on the DNR’s public meetings calendar. A meeting for Oneida, Price and Vilas counties will be done via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


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