How do I apply for draws and special licences?

You can purchase a draw application from a private licence issuer or online during a certain time period. For exact dates, see the current year's Special Walleye Licence Draws Pamphlet:

How do I apply for an undersubscribed draw?

Undersubscribed licences are reserved on a first-come first-served basis. For exact dates, see the current year's Special Walleye Licence Draws pamphlet:

Reserve an undersubscribed licence:

How do I enter the walleye draw?

Draw applications may be purchased at licence issuers online:

Draw results are available online:

For exact dates, see the current year's guide to Special Walleye Licence Draws pamphlet:

I'm 65; do I still need to enter the walleye draw?

Yes. Anyone who wishes to fish for walleye must enter the draw.

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Updated: May 25, 2016