Walleye Open Water Season to start at 12:01 AM Saturday, May 7th, 2016


Walleye Fishing Regulations

Upper and Lower Red Lake and Tributaries


- Walleye ice season closes at 12:01 AM Sunday -March 27 th 2016 . The Last day the fishery will be accepting fish is Sunday -March 27 th , 2016 until May.

- Walleye Open Water Season will start at 12:01 AM Saturday, May 7th, 2016.

Bag Limit:

- Personal Use=10 walleyes a day, 30 walleyes in possession.

- Commercial=100 walleyes a day, must be turned into the Fisheries.

Size Limit:

-Personal Use=Walleye smaller than 22 inches may be kept, walleyes between 22 and 28 inches must be released, and only one walleye over 28 inches may be kept daily.

-Commercial= Only walleyes between 14 and 22 inches will be accepted at the Fisheries. This may change based on markets by the Fisheries manager.

-There is no size limit on walleyes caught below the Red Lake Dam in the Red Lake River west to the reservation boundary, but bag limits still apply.

Additional Regulations:

-Only Red Lake Band members may fish on the reservation waters of Upper and Lower Red Lake and its tributaries.

-The Red Lake River below the Dam does not close to fishing.

-Hook and Line is the only legal way of fishing.

-Fish must be transported to a residence before they are filleted.

-One proper fitting life vest is required for each person in any type of watercraft, including but not limited to boats, canoes, inflatables, jet skis and kayaks.

Protect, Respect and Enjoy the Red Lake Walleye Into the Future!



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