Walleye in Saskatchewan

Walleye are the most popular sports fish in Saskatchewan. They are frequently stocked at lakes all over the province.

Photo of Walleye


Scientific name: Sander vitreus
Avg. weight: 0.5 to 1.5 kg (1.1 to 3.3 lbs)
Conservation status: Least Concern
Also known as: pickeral
General Limit: 4 (only one may exceed 55 cm)
PA National Park limit: 2
Distribution: Found in 1,039 waters in Saskatchewan


See where Walleye can be found in Saskatchewan.

Distribution of Walleye in Saskatchewan

Fishing for Walleye in Saskatchewan

General Limits

The limit for Walleye is 4 (only one may exceed 55 cm) in Saskatchewan provincial waters. Some provincial waters have different limits for Walleye or are closed to fishing altogether.

The limit for Walleye is 2 when fishing within the Prince Albert National Park.