Michigan Sea Grant Fisheries Workshops

Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division, USGS Great Lakes Science Center, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and local fishery organizations annually offer evening regional workshops to provide valuable information for anglers, charter captains, resource professionals, and interested community members. Spring fishery workshops offer current research and information related to the status of the Great Lakes fishery. Workshops include information and status updates on topics such as fish populations and angler catch data, forage or prey […] →Read more

Consent Decree Series on Michigan Out Of Doors

Great Lakes Consent Decree Series on PBS Michigan Out of Doors Watch Now The second in Michigan Out of Doors (PBS) series on the Consent Decree with the Coalition to protect Michigan resources; Guest Jim Johnson, 42yrs retired MDNR biologist The discussion will center around netting, gill nets, and trap nets and how they affect the Great Lakes. Please take time to watch or watch on YouTube. Please hit like so we can have possible future updates on Michigan Out of Doors. The first Michigan Out-of-Doors TV […] →Read more

Treaty Negotiations Update

UPDATE #3: Negotiations with Michigan’s Tribes- Issues facing Recreational fishers- Entry and Effort. This is the third in the series of updates that we will be posting to let those interested in the sport and commercial fisheries of the Great Lakes know what challenges the Parties face in the negotiation of a new agreement between the State, the Federal government and the five Michigan Tribes holding a Treaty right to fish in the Michigan portion of the upper Great Lakes. The first update gave you some background […] →Read more