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Walleye (Sander vitreus, Ojibwa: Ogaa)

Hello to a celebrity! Adored on shore, this milky-eyed fame monster also acts like a high-maintenance star far before it's caught. For example, although it hates the sun, the walleye might sashay near the surface of the water while demanding access to a rocky bar: it would much rather be in shaded areas, thank you very much. It's also a greedy eater — trout, pike, bass, perch, and minnows will be on the menu — but only at certain times (early morning and after dark hours are its favorite times to dine). Of course, the star treatment doesn't stop at the water's surface. Special consideration for the walleye's habitat and catch limit regulations on shore add to its celebrity status.

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