Free Lake Erie and Detroit River Fishery Workshop set for April 21
Learn about the latest trends, challenges and opportunities ahead for those who love fishing in Lake Erie and the Detroit River.
Are you an angler hoping to improve your fishing skills and knowledge? Do you own a commercial fishing, bait shop or other fishery business? The free Lake Erie and Detroit River Fishery Workshop is presented with you in mind.
Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension will hold a regional fishery workshop at 6 p.m.-9 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the American Legion Post #200, 11800 Michael St., Taylor, MI. The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is requested online. Come and learn about the latest trends, challenges and opportunities ahead for those who love fishing in Lake Erie and the Detroit River.
Presentations will include:
- Status updates on Lake Erie/Detroit River fish populations, angler catch data, and fisheries management activities presented by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources
- Aquaculture in the Great Lakes by Michigan Sea Grant
- Harmful algal blooms presented by NOAA Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health
- Huron-Erie Corridor Mudpuppy Research Project by Herpetological Resource Management
- Detroit River fishery projects by Michigan Sea Grant
Michigan Sea Grant helps to foster economic growth and protect Michigan’s coastal, Great Lakes resources through education, research and outreach. A collaborative effort of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University and its MSU Extension, Michigan Sea Grant is part of the NOAA-National Sea Grant network of 33 university-based programs.