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Walleye Tagging on the Maumee

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Fisheries biologist Chris Vandergoot inserts a tracking tag inside this walleye at a makeshift camp along the Maumee River at Orleans Park in Perrysburg.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Interior tags that will be surgically placed inside the walleye fish.

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The walleye tags can be tracked by the state.

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Stunned walleye are scooped up with a net.

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The tagged walleye will be released back into the Maumee River.

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