Daily Archive: October 14, 2022

Early Release Weekly Newsletter

Behold our Heritage, Share our Future Electrofishing (Fish Shocking) The Natural Resources Department has been conducting walleye surveys on various lakes throughout Washburn, Burnett, and Polk Counties. These surveys are conducted in the fall of each year, beginning at dusk. The primary objective of these surveys is to assess the natural reproductions of the walleye populations in both stocked and naturally reproducing waterbodies. An electrofishing boat is driven once around the shoreline for these surveys. The boat is equipped with […]