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Published: 4/1/2012


Walleye Tagging on the Maumee

Working off the boat launch at Orleans Park, biologists shocked up hundreds of walleye from the Maumee River to tag the run March 26, 2012. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Fisheries biologist Chris Vandergoot inserts a tracking tag inside this walleye at a makeshift camp along the Maumee River at Orleans Park in Perrysburg. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Fisheries biologist Chris Vandergoot inserts a tracking tag inside this walleye at a makeshift camp along the Maumee River at ...
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Ohio Division of Wildlife biologist Eric Weimer, left, and Steven Gratz, with the Ohio State Research Association, shock and net walleye fish to be tagged. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ohio Division of Wildlife biologist Eric Weimer, left, and Steven Gratz, with the Ohio State Research Association, shock and net ...
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A crew works to gauge the run of walleye in the Maumee River. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A crew works to gauge the run of walleye in the Maumee River.
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This boat is equipped with electric shock devices that stun the fish and make them easier to catch for tagging. Enlarge | Buy This Photo This boat is equipped with electric shock devices that stun the fish and make them easier to catch for tagging.
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The walleye tagging area is being set up along the Maumee River at Orleans Park. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The walleye tagging area is being set up along the Maumee River at Orleans Park.
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Todd Hayden, left, of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and Carleton University grad student Sam Wilson set up the walleye fish tagging area. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Todd Hayden, left, of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and Carleton University grad student Sam Wilson set up the walleye ...
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Carleton University grad student Bill Bowden prepares the holding tanks. The tagging project is part of his master's degree work. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Carleton University grad student Bill Bowden prepares the holding tanks. The tagging project is part of his master's degree work....
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Interior tags that will be surgically placed inside the walleye fish. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Interior tags that will be surgically placed inside the walleye fish.
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The walleye tags can be tracked by the state. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The walleye tags can be tracked by the state.
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Stunned walleye are scooped up with a net. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Stunned walleye are scooped up with a net.
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The tagged walleye will be released back into the Maumee River. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The tagged walleye will be released back into the Maumee River.
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