At public meetings in March and April, the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Fisheries Division staff will present information and take comments on possible changes to lake trout size and daily catch limits for northern Lake Michigan lake trout management zones MM-3, 4 and 5. Comments received will inform potential lake trout regulation changes in 2015.
Wednesday, April 16, at 5 p.m. at the East Bay Township Hall – MOVED TO NEW DATE BELOW:
1965 N. Three Mile Road, Traverse City
Wednesday, April 23, at 5 p.m. at the Frankfort City Hall
412 Main St., Frankfort
“These meetings provide a great opportunity for anglers to engage in the regulatory process,” said Heather Hettinger, fisheries management biologist in the DNR’s Central Lake Michigan Management Unit. “Effective management of lake trout requires input from diverse stakeholders, and anyone interested in the northern Lake Michigan lake trout fishery is encouraged to attend these meetings.”
Anyone needing accommodations for these meetings should contact Heather Hettinger at 231-922-5280, ext. 6870, a minimum of five business days before each meeting date.