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DNR to Hold Smallmouth Bass Public Meeting in Sturgeon Bay on Oct. 15

Contact(s): Scott Hansen, Fisheries Biologist, 920-746-2864, Scott.Hansen@wisconsin.gov
October 1, 2019



Young smallmouth bass captured during a DNR fisheries smallmouth bass recruitment survey. - Photo credit: DNR
Young smallmouth bass captured during a DNR fisheries smallmouth bass recruitment survey.Photo credit: DNR

STURGEON BAY, Wis. -The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting in October to discuss the smallmouth bass fishery in waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay surrounding Door County. This meeting will allow department staff members an opportunity to engage stakeholders and present information on this outstanding fishery.

The meeting will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the Lecture Hall at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay.

Providing information from recent surveys of Door County smallmouth bass populations as well as specific research will be significant components of this meeting. Gathering input from stakeholders will be a critical part of the public meeting as well, including input on current issues that are important to them."

To learn more about fisheries management, visit the DNR website and search keyword "fishing."

Last Revised: Tuesday, October 01, 2019

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