10 Biggest Walleye World Records Ever Landed

10 Biggest Walleye World Records Ever Landed

While its worldwide popularity may not rival that of the largemouth bass or the muskie, walleye have long been a favorite target of freshwater anglers in the U.S. and Canada.

With their distribution stretching throughout most of the interior of these two countries, walleye have developed a strong following among recreational anglers who can target these species year-round making them especially appealing to ice fishermen, in addition to those fishing in warmer climates.

Although catching an International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world record is never a sure thing, there are certainly some times of the year, and some locations, that consistently produce world class walleye. Here are the stories behind the fish, and anglers, of the world's walleye record book.



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