According to the MN DNR; (course first column is weight followed by length, body of water and date) Walleye 17-8 35.8 / 21.3 Seagull River Cook 05/13/1979 Walleye-Sauger Hybrid 9-13.4 27 / 17 3/4 Mississippi River Goodhue 03/20/1999
the common loon and the walleye
5pounds 13 ounces
Adopted in 1965, the walleye, Stizostedion v. vitreum, is the official fish of the state of Minnesota.
Because MN has MANY lakes , and that's where the walleye are found !
Minnesota does rank #12 in area.
Minnesota is known as the Gopher State, even though Minnesota does not have an official state animal or mammal. Minnesota does have a state bird (the common loon), a state fish (the walleye), and a state Butterfly (the monarch butterfly). Please click on the related link below to view the complete list.
It has the Walleye as the state fish, the Common Loon as the state bird and the Monarch as the state butterfly. Please click on the related link below to view the complete list.
The name walleye was inspired by the fact that their eyes reflect light, which allows the fish to see a night and in turbid water. Some people also call this "eyeshine," like that of a cat.
State capitol- St. Paul. State bird- Common Loon. State flower- Lady Slipper. State tree- Red pine. State fish- Walleye. State drink- Milk. State grain- Wild rice. State pro football team- Minnesota Vikings. State pro baseball team- Minnesota Twins. State pro hockey team- Minnesota Wild. State pro basketball team- Minnesota Timberwolves. State song- "Hail Minnesota". State population- 5,266,214 (as of July 2009).
No absolutely not
Minnesota is 86,943 square miles in area, or about 225, 365 square kilometers. It is the 12th biggest state in the US.
On May 11, 1858 Minnesota became the 32nd State admitted to the Union ...Miscellaneous FactsState Bird :Common Loon State Insect : Monarch ButterflyState Fish : WalleyeState Flower : Pink and white Lady's SlipperState Tree : Norway PineState Mushroom : MorelState Grain :Wild RiceState Gemstone : Lake Superior AgateState Soil : Minnesota -LesterStats Beverage : MilkState Muffin : Blueberry
Virginia is the twelfth biggest state based on population. The estimated population in Virginia was 8,411,808 as of July 1, 2016 per the U.S. Census Bureau. Utah is the twelfth biggest state based on total land area. Utah has 82,169 square miles of land. Minnesota is the twelfth biggest state based on total area (land and water). Minnesota has total area of 86,935 square miles.
The O'Konek Camp Ripley Buck taken by Scott O'Konek in October of 2009 was the state record.
There are many places where one can go fishing in Walleye. One looking to go fishing in Walleye should go to Old Hickory Lake located in the state of Tennessee.
Minnesota once claimed that record, but it surely belongs to Alaska now.
There actually is no official state fish. Although, there is an unoffial state fish. And that is the walleye.
Fastest mile for an individual is 3:57.87, set by Ben Blankenship, University of Minnesota, on March 6, 2010.
Minnesota is the state.
Except for endangered species (which walleye are not), owning and keeping wild creatures is normally governed by state and local laws.
Minnesota is a state, so it is not in any state.
State south of Minnesota
There is no state with a capital named Minnesota. Minnesota is a state with a capital of Saint Paul.