DNR and MWA restock the St. Joseph River with more than 18,000 walleye

St. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- If you are an avid fisher, listen up! The walleye fishing on the St. Joseph River just got better!

The Indiana DNR and the Michiana Walleye Association released 9,188 walleye six to eight-inch fingerlings into the river above Twin Branch Dam.

The DNR stocked its 7,000 fish in the river at Maggies Landing.

The MWA released another 2,188 fish at the Midway Bait and Tackle boat launch, near County Line Road.

This is the first walleye stocking since 2009 when the DNR and club released approximately 15,000 fish.

Before you grab your tackle box, make sure you're legal! If you don't already have one, you can purchase a fishing license online, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

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