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Public meeting to be held in Bay City, Michigan to discuss fishing regulation proposals

Posted on April 3, 2012

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources' Southern Lake Huron Management Unit in Fisheries Division has announced a meeting in Bay City to discuss statewide fishing regulation proposals.

The meeting will be held on Monday, April 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center within the Bay City State Recreation Area, 3582 State Park Drive, Bay City.

Several statewide regulation proposals will be discussed, including the following:

  • Brook trout daily possession limits for Upper Peninsula streams
  • Northern pike size and possession limits
  • Muskellunge size and possession limits
  • Prohibiting the recreational take of the newly listed special concern species - queen snake and western lesser siren

More specific information regarding the above statewide proposals will be available at the public meeting and on the DNR's website, www.michigan.gov/fishing. There will also be an opportunity to comment on the proposals by email and through other public survey methods.

For more information on the Southern Lake Huron Fisheries Management Unit meetings, contact Jim Baker at bakerj5@michigan.gov or 989-686-2678.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.

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