Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2067 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
Walleye are somewhat torpedo-shaped, ranging in color from dark olive-brown to yellowish gold, with brassy-flecked sides, and a dark blotch at the rear of a spiny dorsal fin. It has two separate dorsal fins and the lower lobe of the tail is tipped with white. Its large, glassy eyes reflect light at night.
Scientific Name: Sander vitreus
Adult size: 11-36 inches
Distribution: Native to the Coosa and Tennessee River basins; introduced in the upper Chattahoochee and Savannah River basins