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Post by Big D » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:35 pm

Walleyes are largely olive and gold in color. The dorsal side of a walleye is olive, grading into a golden hue on the flanks. The olive/gold pattern is broken up by five darker saddles that extend to the upper sides. The colour shades to white on the belly. The mouth of a walleye is large and is armed with many sharp teeth. The first dorsal and anal fins are spinous as is the operculum.

wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walleye

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Post by chi_fisher2169 » Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:03 am

Walleye and sauger are sometimes confused. Walleye have a distinct white tip on the lower edge of their tail fin. A black section can b found on the trailing edge of their dorsal fin at the base. A sauger has no white tip and it has black spots on its dorsal fin. The sauger usually is also darker in color.

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