Congratulations Andrew!

Ludsin PhD student Andrew Bade successfully defended his dissertation entitled “The Behavioral Ecology of Walleye (Sander vitreus): Phenotypic and Environmental Variation Influence Reproductive Behaviors and Exploitation.”

As part of his defense he gave a seminar entitled, “How to Catch Lots of Big Walleye (and Other Stuff About Walleye Too)” over zoom.

See more information about his project here: Lake Erie Walleye Spawning Ecology

Andrew has spent the last two years of his PhD establishing his career in his home state at the Connecticut Bureau of Natural Resources working to better meet the needs of anglers. We wish him all the best in his career and are proud of his accomplishments at the AEL!