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Big Walleye in Sunset Country

There are lots of 24" plus fish to be caught and released!

These are some Big walleyes that were caught and released this past year in Ontario's Sunset Country.

Everyone loves to eat walleye, but these big ones were released to live another day to go on to spawn next year. Larger 'eyes don't taste as succulent as the smaller walleye which is great for the fisheries in Northwest Ontario. Thankfully the trend is to release the large ones back into the water. Gone are the days of mounting these trophy walleyes on a wall. Today taxidermists can recreate an exact replica with a photo and some measurements.  

Take a look at these beautiful walleye caught in Ontario in 2014:

31.5" walleye caught at Big Eagle Lodge

Riley Swindell was fishing Eagle Lake at Big Eagle Lodge and caught this beautiful 31.5" walleye. It was about 12 lbs!


Location: Big Eagle Lodge, Eagle Lake, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 807-755-2126

28" Walleye Caught at Big North Lodge

Elan Chochinov caught a 28" walleye while fishing on Gun Lake at Big North Lodge. Great catch!


Location: Big North Lodge on the Winnipeg River System, Minaki, Ontario, Canada
Website: or Facebook: 
Phone: 807-224-4318 or 800-387-3577

32" Walleye Caught at Halley's Camp's Kettle Falls Lodge

Marisa from Minnesota was staying at Halley's Camps Kettle Falls Lodge on the English River when she caught this 31" and 14lb walleye! Kettle Falls is on the western side of the English River consists of countless islands, underwater reefs, weedy bays, and 3 major tributaries: Werner, Winding, and Sturgeon Rivers.


Location: Halley's Camps Kettle Falls Lodge, English River, Minaki, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 800-465-3325 

32" Walleye Caught at Indian Point Camp

Taylor caught this huge 32" walleye at Indian Point Camp on Wabigoon Lake.


Location: Indian Point Camp on Wabigoon Lake, Dryden, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 800-699-9390

32" Walleye caught at Agimac River Outfitters

Michael Lindsley caught and released this beautiful 32 ", 12-pound walleye on Indian Lake at Agimac River Outfitters 18 miles north of  Ignace, Ontario.


Location: Agimac River Outfitters on Indian Lake, Ignace, Ontario, Canada
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 807-934-6922 or 715-203-4848

Nice Walleye caught at Camp Lake St. Joseph

This huge walleye was caught on Lake St. Joseph by Terry Borman who was staying at Camp Lake St. Joseph.

Camp Lake St. Joe walleye fishing

Location: Camp Lake St. Joseph on Lake St. Joe, Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 800-563-2267

25.5" Walleye Caught With Ontario Wilderness Houseboat Rentals

Last September, Tom Sanders was on a houseboat trip with Ontario Wilderness Houseboat Rentals when he caught and released this fat 25.5" walleye in Miles Bay on Lake of the Woods.


Location: Ontario Wilderness Houseboat Rentals on Lake of the Woods, Morson, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 807-488-5594 or 800-359-6199


28.5 Walleye Caught at Clark's Northern Lights Resort

28.5" walleye (8.1 lbs) walleye caught on Cedar Lake by Mike Rybicki who was staying at Clark's Northern Lights Resort.


Location: Clark's Northern Lights Resort on Cedar Lake, Vermilion Bay, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 807-227-2154 or 866-744-2154

29.5" Walleye Caught at True North Outposts & Cabins

Dominick Palma caught and released this 29.5" walleye on Clearwater (Burditt) Lake while staying at True North Outposts & Cabins. Being a fairly novice fisherman, Dom now has a big personal record to beat.


Location: True North Outposts & Cabins on Clearwater Lake, Emo, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 807-482-2362

30" Walleye Caught at Slippery Winds Wilderness Resort

This 30" golden walleye was caught and released at Slippery Winds Wilderness Lodge. The walleye was caught on Yoke Lake in the evening of July 11th, 2014.


Location: Slippery Winds Wilderness Resort on Yoke Lake, north of Fort Frances, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 888-244-7453

27.5" Walleye Caught at Ross' Camp

Bob Dahlke Jr caught & released this 27.5" walleye (about 7 lb) on Clearwater (Burditt) Lake in June 2014 at Ross' Camp.


Location: Ross' Camp on Clearwater-Pipestone Chain of Lakes, Emo, Ontario, Canada
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 482-2018 or 800-363-2018

28.5" Walleye Caught at KaBeeLo Lodge

Eyad Yehyawi of Iowa caught this nice 28.5" walleye in late June while fishing with KaBeeLo Lodge. Eyad's brother helped to net the fish and then after a quick pic let her back into the water unharmed to live another day.


Location: KaBeeLo Lodge on Confederation Lake, Ear Falls, Ontario
Website: or Facebook:
Phone: 800-233-2952

Visit our website if you'd like to know more about walleye fishing in Ontario.

Check out these other articles about the best fish caught in 2014:

Best Bass Fishing Photos in NW Ontario in 2014
Best Muskie Fishing Photos in NW Ontario in 2014
Best Northern Pike Fishing Photos in NW Ontario in 2014
Best Trout Fishing Photos in 2014
Best Ice Fishing Photos in 2014

About Erin Rody

I grew up on Black Sturgeon Lake in Northwestern Ontario. I am a staff writer for the Sunset Country Travel Association. Through my articles I hope to entice you to visit the wonderful region I call home. We are all about outdoor adventure; with 70,000 lakes and rivers and a whole lot of forests how can we not be? Whether you like to fish, hunt, canoe, kayak, boat or go camping, Sunset Country has something for you. Enjoy!

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