TWRA seize illegal walleye during traffic stop

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency teamed up with Ohio Wildlife Officers to seize 28 bags of illegal frozen walleye fillets.

Ohio officers tipped off the TWRA about a suspect coming back to Tennessee with a large amount of illegal walleye.

TWRA officers confiscated the fish after setting up surveillance and performing a traffic stop.
Each bag contained fillets from three fish for a total of 84 fish.

The fish will remain frozen and returned to Ohio wildlife officers for evidence in their case.

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