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Friday, March 1st, 2024

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Friday, March 1st, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Outdoor Observations: Volunteers needed to protect Michigan’s iconic lake sturgeon

The oldest living species in the Great Lakes according to Michigan State University, lake sturgeon fossils have been found dating back 135 million years. (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR)
Spring is in the air. That means spawning runs for fish like walleyes, steelhead, and suckers are occurring in rivers across Michigan. Bass, pike, and panfish also migrate toward shallow waters in their respective lakes for their annual spawning rituals. Another Michigan native that spawns in the spring is the giant lake sturgeon. The oldest living species in the Great Lakes according to Michigan State University, lake sturgeon fossils have been found dating back 135 million years.
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